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RE: st: RE: Presenting data in a desired form


From   keeler james <keelercalchas@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Presenting data in a desired form
Date   Thu, 24 Jun 2010 22:07:41 +0100

Many thanks for the message, Martin. I shall try it out.

Calchas

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> From: martin.weiss1@gmx.de
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: RE: Presenting data in a desired form
> Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:35:00 +0200
>
>
> <>
>
> " Q1. How can I separate each candidate in an individual txt file with all
> their subjects in it?"
>
>
>
> ***********
> clear*
>
> inp str3 Name int CandidateNo str10 Subject Grade:mylabel int Mark, auto
> xxx 1234 English A 80
> xxx 1234 Maths B 65
> xxx 1234 Chemistry C 55
> yyy 0165 English D 40
> yyy 0165 Maths E 30
> zzz 3656 English C 50
> zzz 3656 Maths B 67
> end
>
> list, noo
>
> quietly levelsof CandidateNo
>
> foreach lev in `r(levels)'{
> outsheet using myfile`lev'.txt if CandidateNo==`lev', replace
> }
> ***********
>
>
> See NJC`s FAQ at http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/foreach.html
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of keeler james
> Sent: Donnerstag, 24. Juni 2010 00:25
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Presenting data in a desired form
>
> 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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