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st: RE: RE: how to transform variables


From   "Qian Yu" <qian@foi.dk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: how to transform variables
Date   Tue, 15 Nov 2011 13:39:20 +0100

Hi, nick
   Thanks for your kind help!

Best
Qian

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
Sent: 15 November 2011 13:14
To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
Subject: st: RE: how to transform variables

input var1	var2
4	8
54	89
87	28
39	75
99	96
119	100
end
gen group1 = var1[1]
gen group2 = var2[1] 
drop in 1 
gen id = _n
reshape long var group , i(id)
sort group id

. l

     +-----------------------+
     | id   _j   var   group |
     |-----------------------|
  1. |  1    1    54       4 |
  2. |  2    1    87       4 |
  3. |  3    1    39       4 |
  4. |  4    1    99       4 |
  5. |  5    1   119       4 |
     |-----------------------|
  6. |  1    2    89       8 |
  7. |  2    2    28       8 |
  8. |  3    2    75       8 |
  9. |  4    2    96       8 |
 10. |  5    2   100       8 |
     +-----------------------+

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of econqian
Sent: 15 November 2011 11:38
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: how to transform variables

Hi, all
      How to transform the original format of two variables to the new
format of two variables?
Original format
Var1	Var2
4	8
54	89
87	28
39	75
99	96
119	100

New format
Va1	Var2
54	4
87	4
39	4
99	4
119	4
89	8
28	8
75	8
96	8
100	8

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