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RE: st: RE: Top ten tricks [was: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: Using postfile]


From   siyama@who.int
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: Top ten tricks [was: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: Using postfile]
Date   Fri, 21 May 2004 15:54:28 +0200

My vote is STRONGLY for 

egen
lexis 
collapse
Reshape


Cheers,

Amani


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Williams
Sent: 21 May 2004 15:48
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: RE: Top ten tricks [was: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: RE: Using
postfile]

At 03:38 PM 5/21/2004 +0200, Peter Jepsen wrote:
>I'd add the following nominees:
>
>1. -stset-'.
>2. -return list-. Or rather, all the good things stored in r().
>3. _n & _N, although they're not commands.

I also very much like the -test- command and its variations.  Hypothesis
testing is another thing that is often much easier to do in Stata than SPSS.


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