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Re: st: Some basic help on programming


From   Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Some basic help on programming
Date   Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:50:33 +0530

Thanks Kieran
Thanks every one

It worked


Thanks
Prakash

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Kieran McCaul
<kieran.mccaul@uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> ...
> 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
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