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Re: st: RE: A query about sorting.


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: A query about sorting.
Date   Mon, 25 Aug 2008 18:09:33 +0530

I have another question. I have 3 variables v1 v2 v3 and 3 keys a1 a2
a3. So now I want for each row, v1 v2 v3 sorted according to a1 a2 a3.

ie. If for some row I have  a2 < a1 is < a3 then I want v1 to have the
value v2 , v2 to have the value of v1 and v3 as it is in that row.

Would you know how to do this ?

Thank you,
Ashim.



On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 5:50 PM, Martin Weiss
<martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> -ssc d rowsort-
>
> BTW, what is a "simple bubble"?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ashim Kapoor
> Sent: Monday, August 25, 2008 2:07 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: A query about sorting.
>
> Hello everyone,
>
> I have a simple code to write.
>
> I have 6 variables v1, v2 , v3, v4 ,v5 , v6.
>
> I want to sort "according to each observation". That is , in the end
> for each i I want , v1[i] < = v2[i] <=... v6[i].
>
> So I wrote a simple bubble for each row and then loop from 1 to _N.
>
> Now the problem is that this works but it's VERY VERY slow. Any
> comments anyone ?
>
> Thank you guys,
> Ashim. : )
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