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Re: st: RE: Random sorting


From   Laurie Molina <molinalaurie@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Random sorting
Date   Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:36:24 -0600

Thanks!


On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 5:27 PM, David Radwin <dradwin@mprinc.com> wrote:
> Right. It only takes 2 lines, though 4 lines would be better. For example,
>
> . set seed 12345
> . tempvar sortorder
> . gen `sortorder' = runiform()
> . sort `sortorder'
>
> David
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
>> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Sarah Edgington
>> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:22 PM
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: RE: Random sorting
>>
>> .
>> You can create a random variable and sort on that. Look at the help for
>> random-number functions.
>> -Sarah
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Laurie Molina
>> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 3:15 PM
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: Random sorting
>>
>> Hi all,
>> I would like to randomly sort my data set.
>> And i cannot find a command to do that.
>> Is there any?
>> Thank you all in advance!
>> LM
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