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Re: st: AW: Adding rows to datasheet


From   Sripal Kumar <sripalkumar@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: Adding rows to datasheet
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2010 15:48:38 -0400

Tried set obs `=_N+1'.  It does create an extra row but when I use the
editor to paste into it, nothing pastes into that row. It goes to
replace the header!!!

On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Cohen, Elan <cohened@upmc.edu> wrote:
> 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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