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Re: st: combining two text cells into one cell


From   "Dalhia Mani" <dalhia.mani@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: combining two text cells into one cell
Date   Sat, 4 Oct 2008 13:43:35 -0500

Great. Thanks Michael.
Dalhia

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 1:09 PM, Michael McCulloch <mm@pinest.org> wrote:
> Hello Dahlia,
> You could try:
> -------begin example--------
> clear
> set obs 3
> gen var1="Microsoft"
> gen var2="Gates"
> gen var3=var1+", "+var2
> list
> -------end example--------
> The comma and space between the quote signs are optional.
> -gen- is an abbreviation for -generate-
> -set obs 3- makes a new dataset with 3 observations.
> Hope this helps,
> Michael
>
>
>
>
>> Hi, I want to combine two txt fields into one.  For example, one field
>> has company names such as "microsoft" and the other had owner name
>> such as "Gates", and I want a third field that will combine the two
>> cells and produce "microsoft Gates."  Can anyone tell me how I can do
>> this in stata?
>>
>> thanks. I appreciate your help.
>> dalhia
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Dalhia Mani
Department of Sociology
University of Minnesota
Office: 1052 Social Sciences
267 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis
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