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RE: st: How to insert new observation?


From   "Zang Hailing" <hailing-zang@neo.tamu.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: How to insert new observation?
Date   Wed, 19 Feb 2003 04:50:08 -0000

Thanks a lot, this is really cool!

Hailing

amcdowell@stata.com said:

> Zang Hailing wrote:
> 
> > I am trying to insert new observations into the existing data file. For
> > example, the trading days are only weekdays, namely Monday through Friday.
> > But I also wish to list Sat and Sun in the data file. (So only date 
appears,
> > other columns will be blank because of no data.)
> >
> > for example:
> > 08/01/2001 --Wed
> > 08/02/2001 --Thu
> > 08/03/2001 --Fri
> > 08/05/2001 --Mon
> >
> > I wish to have 08/04/2001 and 08/05/2001 appears to be able to merge with
> > other data sets. How can I do that?
> 
> If you convert your date variable to a Stata elapsed date, then you can
> -tsset- your data. Once the data has been -tsset-, you can use -tsfill-; it
> will insert observations into the dataset for all of the gaps in the time
> series.
> 
> 
> Allen McDowell
> amcdowell@stata.com
> 
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