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Re: st: Arranging variables across rows


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Arranging variables across rows
Date   Wed, 27 Jun 2012 01:26:37 +0100

I've not thought out a -merge- solution.

What's the attraction of a short structure? What can you do with it?

Nick

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 12:12 AM, samuel gyetvay <sam.gyetvay@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you for your help, Nick. I am new to stata and a lot of these
> commands are unfamiliar to me (which is a good thing, given that those
> I already know arent solving my problem), and I will work through your
> code. Just a few questions:
>
> The rest of my data set is organized nicely, save for this crucial
> variable. I don't want to reshape unless I can return to a "short
> structure." Is this possible/simple?
>
> Also, could you possibly briefly explain what the -merge- solution
> might be? No need to go into such great detail.
>
> Thank you again!
>
> -Sam
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