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From |
Kieran McCaul <kieran.mccaul@uwa.edu.au> |

To |
"statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

Subject |
RE: st: Some basic help on programming |

Date |
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:09:00 +0800 |

... try this: use "level3data.dta", clear save "level3_9data.dta",replace local levels "4 5 6 7 8 9" foreach l of local levels { merge common_id using "level`l'data.dta" drop _merge sort common_id } save "level3_9data.dta",replace -----Original Message----- From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Prakash Singh Sent: Tuesday, 17 April 2012 11:30 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: Some basic help on programming Friedrich, I have tried this change also but it is still not helping. I am rephrasing my problem. I have 9 data file with name - level`l'data.dta - for which I want to write code this is how I have done local levels "3 4 5 6 7 8 9" foreach l of local levels { use "level`l'data.dta", clear merge common_id using "\level`=l'+1' data.dta" drop _merge sort common_id } save "level3_9data.dta",replace Please help as it is really bugging me * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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