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st: RE: Observation variable transformation
Look at the help for -egen-, especially -egen, seq()-.
> I have created an observation variable X (e.g. gen X=_n) for
> a large data
> set. How can I create a new variable that is unique for successive
> observations of 10 variables (i.e. i want this variable to be
> equal to 1 in
> obs 1-10, 2 in 11-20, and so forth)? There are way too many
> obervations to write a simple -replace- command.
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