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Re: st: making srting variable similar across files


From   Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: making srting variable similar across files
Date   Sat, 16 Jun 2012 09:23:45 +0530

Sorry Nick, Maarten and Herron
I got heat stroke so could not try the suggestions given by you all. I
am sorry for the topological error also in typing "string" as
"srting". I will get back if required.


Thanks every one


Best
Prakash
On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 6:27 PM, Richard Herron
<richard.c.herron@gmail.com> wrote:
> It isn't a Stata solution, but I use Google Refine for data cleaning.
>
> http://code.google.com/p/google-refine/
>
> It is free and easy to use.
>
> Richard Herron
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 4:15 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Prakash Singh wrote:
>>> I am looking for some kind of ado file or command which can help me
>>> combining two files where country names (common variable in two data
>>> file of string natrure) are written differently as the source of data
>>> is different.
>>
>> Here is one way:
>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-06/msg01011.html
>>
>> -- Maarten
>>
>> --------------------------
>> Maarten L. Buis
>> Institut fuer Soziologie
>> Universitaet Tuebingen
>> Wilhelmstrasse 36
>> 72074 Tuebingen
>> Germany
>>
>>
>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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