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Re: st: Error message 'type mismatch'


From   wying1@umbc.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Error message 'type mismatch'
Date   Wed, 18 Jan 2006 23:31:36 -0500 (EST)

BTW, I was using Stata 9.0 (SE).

> Hi,
>
> I transfered my data from long to wide, and thus have continuous variables
> like obrum1 through obrum10. I want to add the values of each obrum*
> variable together. I am trying to use the command egen
> obrumtot=rowtotal(obrum1-obrum10).
>
> However, it keeps giving me an error message "type mismatch". I looked
> into those 10 vars. The storage type of obrum1 and obrum2 is int., and
> that of the rest is byte. Does this have some say on the error message?
>
> I also tried to use recast to set the int. to byte., but it didn't seem to
> be working.
>
> I have done some research and didn't have any luck. Can anybody kindly
> suggest me how to deal with this?
>
>
> Many thanks,
> Ying
>
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