#### However, SET command will allow an equal sign in the **value** of an environment **variable** in any position other than the first character. The expression evaluator is pretty simple and supports the following operations, in decreasing **order** of precedence. Sorting (ascending and descending **order**) Deleting **variables** ... Each **variable** has more than one **value** . From Excel to **Stata** using copy-and-paste . In Excel, select and copy the data you want. Then, in **Stata** type edit in the command line to open the data editor. ... separated **values**) and import it in **Stata** using the insheet command. In Excel. 1 Answer. Sorted **by**: 2. A string **variable** when sorted is necessarily in alphabetic **order**, or more generally the **order** given by the string characters used. If you map to a numeric **variable**, you can use **value** label definitions to insist on a different **order**. See the help for encode and label. label def Category 1 "Pineapple" 2 "Mango" 3 "Apple" 4.

**by**: 2. A string

**variable**when sorted is necessarily in alphabetic

**order**, or more generally the

**order**given by the string characters used. If you map to a numeric

**variable**, you can use

**value**label definitions to insist on a different

**order**. See the help for encode and label. label def Category 1 "Pineapple" 2 "Mango" 3 "Apple" 4. To do this you need to create a

**variable**defining the

**order**desired in advance of your tabstat call. To get it (

**value**) labelled as you wish, use labmask ( search labmask then download from the

**Stata**Journal location given). Here is some technique. You create a new

**variable**in

**Stata**using the generate command, usually abbreviated gen. You can change the

**value**of an existing

**variable**using replace. ... Dotplot R--sort1= N Put the 1st genome's sequences left-to-right in

**order**of: their appearance in the input (0), their names (1), their lengths (2), the top-to-bottom

**order**of (the midpoints.