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Re: st: Reshape problem


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Reshape problem
Date   Fri, 29 Apr 2011 11:32:06 +0100

I don't get any sense from this of how you imagine that missing values
should be treated.

Nick

On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Richard Moverare
<richard.moverare@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have a dataset with a number of string variables, i.e.
> stringvar1-stringvar12. These variables have values that represent
> cities and in many cases they have missing values, i.e. blank strings.
> Now, I would like to create just one variable that have all the values
> of these variables stacked under eachother. I have a dataset with 1000
> rows, so I would like a new dataset with 1000*12=12,000 rows and just
> one variable. If the missing values are lost and I end up with fewer
> rows, that would not be problem.
>
> I assume I should use -reshape-, but I have tried by looking at the
> different examples, but I can't find any working solution.
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