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Re: st: question re:merge


From   wgould@stata.com (William Gould)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: question re:merge
Date   Mon, 19 Aug 2002 07:41:03 -0500

Anna Hyojin Joo <ajoo@fas.harvard.edu> asks, 

  might anyone clarify if the -merge- command with the -update- option will
  replace missing values in the master dataset even when they are string
  variables ("")?

Yes, -merge- will replace string missing values if -update- is specified.

-- Bill
wgould@stata.com
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