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RE: st: Mergining horozontally excel files under a particular patern


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Mergining horozontally excel files under a particular patern
Date   Tue, 3 Jul 2012 15:11:12 -0700 (PDT)

I think you lost a comma and broke the line right before "sheet." -sheet-
is an option of the -import excel- command. The fourth and fifth lines
should be one line like this:

. insheet using "wer.csv", sheet("Sheet`i'") firstrow clear


David
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of sabbas gidarokostas
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 2:04 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: Mergining horozontally excel files under a particular
> patern
> 
> Hi scott
> 
> 
> I tried what you said
> 
> clear
> 
> 
> tempfile tmp
> local j = 1
> forv i = 39(-1)1 {
> insheet using "wer.csv"
> sheet("Sheet`i'") firstrow clear
>         if mod(`i',3) !=0 {
>                 qui merge 1:1 _n using `tmp', nogenerate
>                 save `tmp' ,replace
>         }
>         else {
>                 save `tmp', replace
>         }
>         if mod(`j', 3) == 0 {
>                 save gr`i', replace
>                 local j = 1
>         }
>         else {
>                 local j = `j' + 1
>         }
> }
> 
> 
> but I get the mistake
> 
> unrecognized command:  sheet
> 
> thanks
> 
> On 7/3/12, sabbas gidarokostas <sabbasgidarokostas@googlemail.com>
wrote:
> > thanks scott. I will try this. Many thanks
> >
> > On 7/3/12, Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Something like:
> >>
> >> clear
> >> tempfile tmp
> >> local j = 1
> >> forv i = 39(-1)1 {
> >> 	import excel "C:\Users\scott.merryman\Desktop\Book1.xlsx",
> >> sheet("Sheet`i'") firstrow clear
> >> 	if mod(`i',3) !=0 {
> >> 		qui merge 1:1 _n using `tmp', nogenerate
> >> 		save `tmp' ,replace
> >> 	}
> >> 	else {
> >> 		save `tmp', replace
> >> 	}
> >> 	if mod(`j', 3) == 0 {
> >> 		save gr`i', replace
> >> 		local j = 1
> >> 	}
> >> 	else {
> >> 		local j = `j' + 1
> >> 	}
> >> }
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Scott
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 12:31 PM, sabbas gidarokostas
> >> <sabbasgidarokostas@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>> I have an excel file that contains 39 sheets
> >>> 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,..
> >>>
> >>> I want tfirst o merge sheet 3 with 2 and then merge the new sheet
that
> >>> results from this merging  with sheet 1. So 3+2+1
> >>> Similarly, I want to merge first sheet 6 with 5 and then merge the
new
> >>> sheet that results from this merging with sheet 4. So. 6+5+4
> >>> Similarly,  I want to merge first sheet 9 with 8 and then merge the
> >>> new sheet that results from this merging with sheet 7. So,  9+8+7
> >>> And so forth
> >>> To be more specific,
> >>> My goal is to merge horizontally all the data contained in sheet 3
> >>> with the data contained in the matrix [C5 up to the C-end and C5 up
to
> >>> End-5] of Sheet 2. The outcome of this merging is then merged
> >>> horizontally with the data contained in the matrix [C5 up to the
C-end
> >>> and C5 up to End-5] of Sheet 1
> >>>
> >>> Similarly, I  want to merge horizontally all the data contained in
> >>> sheet 6 with the data contained in the matrix [C5 up to the C-end
and
> >>> C5 up to End-5] of Sheet 5. The outcome of this merging is then
merged
> >>> horizontally with the data contained in the matrix [C5 up to the
C-end
> >>> and C5 up to End-5] of Sheet 4
> >>>
> >>> and so forth.
> >>>
> >>> Is there any way to do this particular merging
> >>>
> >>> thanks

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