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Re: st: the xi: command


From   John Hendrickx <john_hendrickx@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: the xi: command
Date   Thu, 4 Jul 2002 05:32:43 -0700 (PDT)

-desmat- creates a set of dummy variables _X_* that remain available
until you drop them or until the next -desmat- command. Use -ssc
describe desmat- for more information.

Hope this helps,
John Hendrickx


--- Geerdsen Lars P <LPG@sfi.dk> wrote:
> Hi all stata user, 
> 
> I am using the xi: command to construct dummy variables from
> categorical
> variables. My problem is that I would like the xi-command to not
> remove one
> of the dummies but I cannot in the manual find a command that turns
> this
> characteric off. Is it possible to keep all the dummy variables, or
> have I
> for the first time in my life found a limitation in a Stata
> command?
> 
> Thanks a lot,
> 
> Lars Geerdsen
> __________________________________
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> and
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