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Re: st: unstacking


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: unstacking
Date   Mon, 22 Aug 2011 12:23:30 +0200

Thank you Nick, for confirming that -reshape- was the right way to proceed.
I managed to fix the problem. The values taken by the country_char
variable had spaces so it was dropped after the reshape command.
Cheers
Abhimanyu



On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> "Didn't work out" does not convey what your precise problem is.
>
> Perhaps
>
> . reshape wide value , ...
>
> Nick
>
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Abhimanyu Arora
> <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com> wrote
>
>> I have 4 variables country_characteristic (Taking values such as GDP,
>> Imports, exports etc.), country, year and value (of the corresponding
>> country_char).
>> The end result that I would like to see is the following form
>> country    year    GDP    Imports     Exports       (variable values
>> now being variable names)
>>
>> I tried the following command
>>
>> .reshape wide var, i(country year) j(country_char) string
>>
>> but didn't work out.
>
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