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Re: st: Outputing variables values in to a file


From   Aaron Kirkman <ak1795mailserv@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Outputing variables values in to a file
Date   Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:56:46 -0500

Going along with what Nick said, two nested loops should do the trick.
To write to a file, the -file- command should do what you want.

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/filewrite.htm

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Looks like two nested loops with a -display- statement in the middle.
>
> Nick
>
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 12:11 AM, Pradipto Banerjee
> <pradipto.banerjee@adainvestments.com> wrote:
>
>> Suppose I have N columns & M rows of data in a Stata dta file like this:
>>
>>
>>        c1       c2      ... cN
>>
>> r1      3       4       ... 6
>> r2      1       2       ... 7
>> .       .       .       ....
>> .       .       .       ....
>> rM      3       9       ... 1
>>
>>
>> I want to output a text file with as follows:
>>
>> line 1 is "3 w1 + 1 w2 + .... + 3 Wm >= 1"
>> line 2 is "4 w1 + 2 w2 + .... + 9 Wm >= 1"
>> .
>> Line N is "6 w1 + 7 w2 + ... + 1 Wm >= 1"
>>
>> Can someone help me about how to write/output such a text file?
>>
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