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RE: st: sort

From   Richard Williams <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   RE: st: sort
Date   Wed, 29 Jun 2005 12:14:28 -0500

At 05:48 PM 6/29/2005 +0100, Nick Cox wrote:
Quite so. Thanks,

[email protected]
Your -cosort- routine is easier if a bunch of variables are involved. This seems to do the trick too:

foreach var of varlist * {
egen s_`var' = clsort(`var')

This preserves the original data, if for some reason you need both the original and sorted data together in the same file. (Not sure why you would though, other than maybe the convenience of having one file rather than 2).

Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
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