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st: RE: RE: RE: observation about float()
> Thanks, Nick. Your code with -egen- is simplier. However,
> you will get the
> same problem. The values for "median" in Q1 are 1.4300001
> and float()
> doesn't recognize this value.
> .list if median=float(1.43)
> .(no observations)
No; my point was that you don't ever need to do this,
at least in this territory, and I believe elsewhere.
Select on the quantile group, which will always be
an integer, and never on the quantile.
(Naturally, you actually typed == not = above.)
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