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Re: st: how to store cf3 differences in a data set


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to store cf3 differences in a data set
Date   Mon, 12 Nov 2012 11:09:03 +0100

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:31 AM, rasool.bux wrote:
> When I compare data using cf3 with id option. Is there any way to save the differences in a data set as below format:

-cf3- is user written, so per the Statalist FAQ you must tell us where
you got it from. This is to make sure we are talking about the same
program, as there are often multiple version of user written software
floating around in cyber space.

If you want more flexibility than -cf3- offers than you probably want
to do this from first principle. There is a great set of tips and
tricks for this kind of problems here:

http://blog.stata.com/2011/04/18/merging-data-part-1-merges-gone-bad/
http://blog.stata.com/2011/05/27/merging-data-part-2-multiple-key-merges/

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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