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Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Some basic help on programming |

Date |
Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:01:43 +0530 |

Friedrich, what about merging the data if I have two different level data with item_code, for example lev3_list and leve4_list. Thanks for references Prakash On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:10 AM, Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote: > www.stata.com/links/resources.html > www.google.com > > On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> wrote: >> Thanks lot Friedrich >> >> One out of the box query >> could you suggest some material available to download for learning >> programming as it feels that it will reduce a lot of cluttering of do >> file for me in future. >> >> Once again thanks >> Prakash >> >> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:41 PM, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Prakash, >>> >>> Add these lines to the commands from my earlier message: >>> >>> contract common_id >>> drop _freq >>> foreach i of local items { >>> merge common_id using "item`i'.dta" >>> drop _merge >>> sort common_id >>> } >>> >>> Friedrich >>> >>> >>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:41 AM, Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> Friedrich >>>> >>>> In the data set we have key using which we can make commonid for firm >>>> and based on commonid I would like to merge data set. >>>> >>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 6:29 PM, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>> Prakash, >>>>> >>>>> Please explain how you want to merge the files. Stata has more than >>>>> one way to combine different datasets. >>>>> >>>>> Friedrich >>>>> >>>>> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 8:10 AM, Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>>> Thanks a lot Friedrich >>>>>> >>>>>> This what I was thinking but I do not have even basic knowledge of >>>>>> programming in stata so was not able to keep hold of the issue, though >>>>>> I knew its possible to do it in stata. >>>>>> One more stupid question, is there way to programme the merging also >>>>>> for these file as its quite boring kind of do file repeating. >>>>>> >>>>>> Thanks in advance >>>>>> Prakash >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/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/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/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/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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