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Re: st: extracting of data


From   Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: extracting of data
Date   Tue, 1 Jan 2013 21:32:34 +0530

Thanks Nick
I got it finally

Best wishes to all stata listers for 2013

Regards
Prakash

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't understand what is holding you up. Your code shows that you
> are familiar with -foreach- and -forval-. So you need to write another
> big loop using that construct.
>
> Nick
>
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Nick, I thanked you for that
>>
>> I mentioned in the first mail that the structure of the data is such
>> that to have final data I need to extract 9 (using 9 dct file for each
>> level) different level files then some of them I need to reshape and
>> then merge them.
>>
>>
>> Hope, I have made my query more clear to you.
>>
>> regards
>> Prakash
>> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You don't comment on my replacement of 9 lines of code with 1.
>>>
>>> Your main loop looks like another -forval- or -foreach- loop but you
>>> don't explain why you want to save different levels in different
>>> datasets.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Prakash Singh <prakashbhu@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Nick sorry but that is type error.
>>>> Thanks for the suggestion anyway.
>>>>
>>>> Moreover I am looking some help on creating look so that I can repeat
>>>> the following code for each level 1 to 9.
>>>>
>>>> clear
>>>> set more off
>>>> set mem 500m
>>>> tempfile mydata
>>>> foreach l of numlist 11/19 {
>>>>    infile using D:\TEAM_PC\level`l'.dct, clear
>>>>    capture append using `mydata'
>>>>     save `mydata', replace
>>>> }
>>>> use `mydata', clear
>>>> keep if level==1
>>>> save level1_list.dta", replace
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