# RE: st: question from a new user

 From "Nick Cox" To Subject RE: st: question from a new user Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 16:51:14 -0000

```I am an old user. This is a message of behalf
of old users. Old users have needs too,
particularly the need to be fed _answerable_
questions.

I (we) (usually) have no idea what you mean by
"doesn't work". Sometimes we can guess, but why should
we have to guess? It's elementary -- but also
fundamental -- we can't see your Results window
from where we are sitting!

you think it justifies "doesn't work".

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

PS: I just did this. It worked for me. (No idea why you
want to do this, but it's legal.)

. sysuse auto, clear
(1978 Automobile Data)

. regress mpg weight

Source |       SS       df       MS              Number of obs =      74
-------------+------------------------------           F(  1,    72) =  134.62
Model |   1591.9902     1   1591.9902           Prob > F      =  0.0000
Residual |  851.469256    72  11.8259619           R-squared     =  0.6515
Total |  2443.45946    73  33.4720474           Root MSE      =  3.4389

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
mpg |      Coef.   Std. Err.      t    P>|t|     [95% Conf. Interval]
-------------+----------------------------------------------------------------
weight |  -.0060087   .0005179   -11.60   0.000    -.0070411   -.0049763
_cons |   39.44028   1.614003    24.44   0.000     36.22283    42.65774
------------------------------------------------------------------------------

. gen a = e(r2) + e(N)

. l a in 1

+----------+
|        a |
|----------|
1. | 74.65154 |
+----------+

Rajesh Tharyan

> Is there a way to generate a new variable with those scalars
> just displaying it??
>
> For example gen a=e(N) * e(r2) doesn't work..

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