Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Re: st: creating unique identifier values

Thanks Austin! worked like a charm... Suzy

Austin Nichols wrote:

>No idea why you would want to do it, but it's easy with -forval- > >clear > set obs `=26*35' > g x=. > g a=. > g i=. > local n=1 >forv i=1/26 { > forv a=1/35 { > qui replace x=`i'`a' in `n' > qui replace i=`i' in `n' > qui replace a=`a' in `n' > local n=`n'+1 > } >} > > >On 3/8/06, Suzy <scott_788@wowway.com> wrote: > > >>I am entering in some data manually and I would like to be able to >>quickly insert unique numeric identifiers which represent 26 individual >>subjects each with 35 attributes. >> >> The values for the individual identifiers look like this: >> >> subject 1 with 1-35 attributes = >>11,12,13,14,....110,111,112...120,121,122...130,131,132,133,134,135 >> subject 2 with 1-35 attributes = >>21,22,23,24,....210,211,212...220,221,222...230,231,232,233,234,235 >> subject 3 with 1-35 attributes = >>31,32,33,34.....310,311,312...320,321,322...330,331,332,333,334,335 >> >>etc. to subject 26 w/ 1-35 attributes...261,262,263 >> >>These values will be manually inputted in one column under varname (obs) >>in ascending order of subject number(s) and attribute number(s). >> >>obs >>11 >>12 >>13 >>14 >>.etc >>.etc >>110 >>111 >>112 >>.etc >>.etc >>.etc >>21 >>22 >>23 >>24 >>25 >>.etc >>.etc >>.etc >> >>I'm wondering if there is Stata listmember that could generate these >>values via Stata coding and would be willing to share that information. >> >>Thank you! >>Suzy >> >>* >>* For searches and help try: >>* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html >>* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> >> >> > >* >* For searches and help try: >* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > >

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