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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Outputing variables values in to a file |

Date |
Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:58:30 +0100 |

Aaron is right. In fact, pointing to -display- was perhaps misdirection on my part. Pradipto wants to write a text file, so -file- is good. From the problem description you could also assemble the output as values of a string variable, so long as each line was <= 244 characters, and then just -outfile- that string variable. Nick On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 12:56 AM, Aaron Kirkman <ak1795mailserv@gmail.com> wrote: > 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? >>> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Outputing variables values in to a file***From:*Pradipto Banerjee <pradipto.banerjee@adainvestments.com>

**Re: st: Outputing variables values in to a file***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Outputing variables values in to a file***From:*Aaron Kirkman <ak1795mailserv@gmail.com>

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