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st: set seed & rndpoi


From   Benoit Dulong <bendulong@vdn.ca>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: set seed & rndpoi
Date   Sat, 30 Aug 2003 08:34:01 -0400

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set seed 261754006
rndpoi 10 25

and

set seed 261754006
rndpoi 10 25

do not produce the same numbers ?

Is this normal ?

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* EXAMPLE

. clear

. set obs 10
obs was 0, now 10

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. set seed 261754006

. rndpoi 10 25
Variable xp created.

. list

             xp
  1.         24
  2.         32
  3.         26
  4.         26
  5.         29
  6.         17
  7.         27
  8.         22
  9.         28
 10.         30

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. set seed 261754006

. rndpoi 10 25
Variable xp created.

. list

             xp
  1.         30
  2.         31
  3.         28
  4.         29
  5.         28
  6.         23
  7.         30
  8.         24
  9.         22
 10.         30

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Thank you
Benoit Dulong

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