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st: Presenting data in a desired form


From   keeler james <keelercalchas@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Presenting data in a desired form
Date   Wed, 23 Jun 2010 23:25:03 +0100

Dear Statalist,

Good evening!

If I have a data set in the Stata editor as follows:

   Name    CandidateNo    Subject    Grade    Mark 
1. xxx        1234        English      A       80
2. xxx        1234        Maths        B       65
3. xxx        1234        Chemistry    C       55
4. yyy        0165        English      D       40
5. yyy        0165        Maths        E       30
6. zzz        3656        English      C       50
7. zzz        3656        Maths        B       67


Q1. How can I separate each candidate in an individual txt file with all their subjects in it?

Q2. How can I arrange the data in the following form?

_________________________________

Name     CandidateNo   
xxx        1234

Subject     Grade   Mark
English       A      80
Maths         B      65
Chemistry     C      55
_________________________________

Any help will be highly appreciated - also any book/webpage I can read relating to this?

Calchas


 		 	   		  
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