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RE: st: AW: Adding rows to datasheet


From   "Cohen, Elan" <cohened@upmc.edu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: AW: Adding rows to datasheet
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2010 10:12:33 -0400

Have you tried increasing the number of observations first, then pasting your variables?

For instance, if you'd like to add one row, first type:

set obs `=_N+1'

then try pasting your data into the editor window.

- Elan
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Sripal Kumar
> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 10:07
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: AW: Adding rows to datasheet
> 
> Can that be done for an entire row with say 25 variables
> 
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 9:59 AM, Martin Weiss 
> <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
> >
> > <>
> >
> > For a single row, you could also issue commands in the 
> command window:
> >
> > *************
> > input
> > 232 453
> > end
> > *************
> >
> > assuming you have two variables in your dataset. This will 
> append them to
> > the end of your dataset w/o altering anything else...
> >
> >
> > HTH
> > Martin
> >
> >
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag 
> von Sripal Kumar
> > Gesendet: Dienstag, 23. März 2010 14:48
> > An: statalist
> > Betreff: st: Adding rows to datasheet
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > This might seem like a no brainer to some of you.  I frequently run
> > into the trouble where I need to add rows to a previous stata
> > datasheet.  When I copy rows from excel and try to add to 
> an existing
> > stata datasheet, it seem to wipe off the header and replace it with
> > the the newly added first row.  This happens even though I am adding
> > data to say the 20th row.  The newly inserted row will 
> always replace
> > the header.  What am I doing wrong here?
> >
> > To explain it a bit better:  My header in stata reads--no. of
> > patients, dead etc.  If I add an extra row from excel which has say
> > 2345 and 2...this row deletes the header and the header 
> will now read
> > as 2345 and 2 instead of no. of patients, dead.
> > thanks,
> > Sripal.
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