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Re: st: Spelling errors in string variables


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Spelling errors in string variables
Date   Wed, 9 Jan 2013 12:22:32 +0000

SJ-8-3  dm0039  . . .  Stata tip 64: Cleaning up user-entered string variables
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  J. Herrin and E. Poen
        Q3/08   SJ 8(3):444--445                                 (no commands)
        tip on how to clean up user-entered string variables

http://www.stata-journal.com/sjpdf.html?articlenum=dm0039

FAQ     . . . . . .  Listing observations in a group that differ on a variable
        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N. J. Cox
        11/01   How do I list observations in a group that differ
                on a variable?

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data-management/listing-observations-in-group/

On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:02 PM, Estrella Gomez <estrellastata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anybody know how can I check the existence of spelling error in my
> dataset? I have two string variables with nearly 1,500,000 observations,
> and I would like to check if in some cases there are different names for
> the same individual (i.e.: Mexico / Mejico / mexico)
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