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Re: st: long table


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: long table
Date   Wed, 15 Jun 2011 09:10:20 +0200

An alternative is to use the -cross- command, see -help cross- and
Charles H. Franklin (2006) "Stata tip 29: For all times and all
places", The Stata Journal, 6(1): 147-148.
http://www.stata-journal.com/article.html?article=dm0020

Hope this helps,
Maarten

--- On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 3:47 AM, Argyn Kuketayev wrote:
> you need a cartesian product. i don;t know if this is the best
> approach, but i would create a new constant variable in both files:
>
> gen c=1
>
> then perform
> merge m:m c
>
>
--- On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 8:06 PM,  <ningli_yang@fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> I use Stata/MP 11 for Windows.
>>
>> Suppose dataset A contains variable a of two elements 1 and 2.
>> Dataset B contains variable b of three elements -3, -4 and -5.
>>
>> What is the Stata command to create the dataset that contains the
>> following two columns
>>
>> 1  -3
>> 1  -4
>> 1  -5
>> 2  -3
>> 2  -4
>> 2  -5

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Universitaet Tuebingen
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