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Re: st: How to transpose columns into rows?


From   "Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <jricardofl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to transpose columns into rows?
Date   Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:25:30 -0300

Nick,

thanks! Now I see. The correct is

****
cap ssc inst sxpose
clear
input str6 var1 str6 var2
name xxyy
year 37
gender female
end

sxpose, clear firstnames
list
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Joao Lima


2009/8/26 Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>:
> No. The -string- option of -reshape- is not a switch that has to do with string variables.
>
> A solution has already been signalled to Zoe: to look at -sxpose- from SSC.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Joao Ricardo F. Lima
>
> cant you use -reshape- with the string option?
>
>
> 2009/8/24 ZoeW <qingfw@yahoo.com>:
>
>> How to transpose column into row?
>>
>> I have 2 variables (in column) with 10 observations (rows). They are all strings. Now I want to transpose them. Tried xpose, but all the strings were turned into missing. I want to keep the strings as is.
>>
>> Example:
>>
>> Column1              C2
>> Name                 XXYY
>> YEAR                  37
>> Gender               female
>>
>> I want to change them into
>> Name              Year               Gender
>> XXYY               37                female
>
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