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st: Re: re: Odd egen=(max) problem <--SOLVED
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hoetker, Glenn" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 2:08 PM
Subject: st: re: Odd egen=(max) problem <--SOLVED
> Well, I'm truly baffled, but at least the problem cited in my earlier
> message has been solved. I didn't want anyone to spend additional time
> on it.
> At the offline suggestion of an insightful person, I erased the dataset
> in question and recreated it from the underlying data. To my eyes, the
> datasets look exactly the same, but egen worked as anticipated with the
> new set. Perhaps there was some sort of odd corruption.
> Anyway, I'll try that trick again next time such a problem arises.
You might find Tony Brady's -xfill- useful to repeat values in a panel data
setting. It can be download within Stata:
net from http://www.sealedenvelope.com/
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