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st: Re: replace ... in l


From   "Steichen" <steichen@triad.rr.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: replace ... in l
Date   Wed, 10 Mar 2004 12:07:20 -0500

the lowercase letter "l" is understood to be "last" (the last observation)
by the -in- command.  -in- also understands "f" as "first".

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A Pal" <nbertest@yahoo.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 11:45 AM
Subject: st: replace ... in l


> Hi,
>
> I found the FAQ on adding extra observations when
> coding an ado-file at
>
> http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/lang/addobs.html
>
> to be very helpful.
>
> One thing it mentioned was that to set values in the
> new observation, use "replace ... in l" where "l" is
> the lowercase of letter "L", not the number one).
>
> This works, but I wondered what does "l" refer to?  I
> did not find it on a return list or in other docs.
> (Hard for me to search for an "l").
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jyan Lee
>
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