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Re: st: minor complaint


From   Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: minor complaint
Date   Mon, 19 Jul 2010 00:19:14 +0530

Maybe you can use numlists for this task?

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 local mylist 0.5 2.5 12 9 7 2 23 32
 numlist "`mylist'", sort
 di "`r(numlist)'"
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2010/7/19 Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net>:
> Is there an obvious reason why the list directives
> for locals include a -sort- for text but not a -sort-
> for numbers?
>
>  local mylist 0.5 2.5 12
>  local mylist : list sort mylist
>  macro list _mylist
>
> Many tasks involve sorting lists, it would be a lot
> easier if I did not always need to write a bubble sort.
>
> Or is there another way to easily sort a numeric list
> stored in macro?
>
> cheers,
> Jeph
>
>
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