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st: RE: encode(x) when x is numeric
george m hoffman
> i have a dataset with an x which is a numeric variable.
> there are only 27
> unique values of this variable. i want to create variable y
> which takes on
> values 1-27, according to values of x. encode only works
> with strings. there
> must be an easy way to do this..... any help appreciated.
I am not clear what if any constraints may apply here,
but consider -egen, group()-.
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