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st: RE: -recode- question


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: -recode- question
Date   Wed, 3 Dec 2003 15:42:45 -0000

The help and manual entry for -recode- explain this; 
but I doubt that's your question. In effect, -recode- 
has its own syntax in this respect. 

I think the Stata world divides into two on this: 
those who use -recode- frequently and have 
internalised this, and those who blench 
if and when they first see its syntax. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Friedrich Huebler
 
> This question was inspired by Veit Grote's recent post. The command
> 
> . recode varname min/3=1 3/6=2 6/9=3
> 
> recodes all values <=3 to 1, and all values >3 and <=6 to 
> 2. How does
> a Stata user learn this "read from left to right" rule? I could not
> find this documented anywhere.

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