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Re: st: reshape and merge


From   Neil Shephard <nshephard@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: reshape and merge
Date   Thu, 29 Oct 2009 15:25:03 +0000

You need to sort out your first data set before you can reshape it...

2009/10/29 "Elisabeth Müller" <uhu82@gmx.net>:
> Hello,
>
> I have two datasets, which I would like to merge. However, the one is in long and the other in wide format.
>
> e.g.:
>
> id
>
> first set                   second set
>
> B0103                       B0103
> B0104A                      B0104
> B0104B
> B0105A                      B0105
> B0105B
> B0105C
>
> I tried the reshape command to change the first set from long to wide but it doesn't work. Does anybody have a suggestion?
>

Could you post the code that you've been trying to use as per the
Statalist FAQ (see link in bottom of all emails).

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