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Re: st: Identify and Replace Values


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Identify and Replace Values
Date   Mon, 12 Jul 2010 18:38:23 +0200

You can consider making use of -levelsof-  for each of your variables,
and a -foreach- loop


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Hobst <tobias.friedli@access.uzh.ch> wrote:
> Hello
>
> I have a huge dataset containing automotive brand-swiching data. I have a
> variable called traded_model and another variable called new_model. in order
> to output a symmetric swiching matrix i need to identify all the expressions
> that are eigther only in traded_brand or only in new_brand and replace the
> expression with "others". For example a model called "318d" exists in
> traded_model but not in new_model, so all the "318d" should be replaced by
> "others".
>
> Does anyone have an idea how i can programm that? I dont get it to work, and
> doing it manually is close to impossible as there are more than 1000
> different model names.
>
> Any help is much appreciated, thank you.
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