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Re: st: ordered tabulation with only top values shown


From   "Martin Weiss" <Martin.Weiss1@gmx.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: ordered tabulation with only top values shown
Date   Wed, 18 Mar 2009 22:45:58 +0100

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One could think of constructs with the -in- qualifier here, but Maarten`s answer is unbeatable: -ssc d fre- takes care of both ordering and subsetting the values...

HTH
Martin
-------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 15:02:09 -0600
> Von: "Rodrigo Briceño" <rjbriceno@gmail.com>
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: ordered tabulation with only top values shown

> Thanks Maarten and Martin. To clarify my opaque need to Martin what I
> need is that the table produced only shows the first ten values (the
> highest 10 values or any other small figure) to avoid having really
> long tables of results and further editing (erasing anything below the
> 10th greatest value). It is more clear now?
> 
> 2009/3/18 Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>:
> >
> > --- Rodrigo Briceno wrote:
> >> I recently discovered the use of the command
> >> tab with the option sort in order to get an ordered table of
> >> frequencies (descendant order).
> >> I am wondering if I can use an additional option in order to show only
> >> some specific set of results, since some categories on my tables are
> >> really long (more than 256 categories in one case).
> >> Also I have the doubt if tab could be combined with an option in order
> >> to get ascendant frequencies.
> >
> > Yes, see -ssc describe fre- for Ben Jann's -fre- package.
> >
> > -- Maarten
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