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RE: st: transformations in commands


From   "Nuno Soares" <ns.mlists@gmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: transformations in commands
Date   Fri, 2 Jun 2006 19:04:26 +0100

Eviews and SAS (I believe) also allows for such transformations.

On 6/2/06, Feiveson, Alan H. (JSC-SK311) <alan.h.feiveson@nasa.gov> wrote:
> Hi  - I have been demonstrating the wonders of Stata to users of R and 
> have been embarrassed by their criticism of  Stata's inability to 
> transform a variable within the syntax of a command. For example reg y
> log(x) won't work. The variable z=log(x) must be generated first. I'm 
> curious as to whether other statistical software besides R allows this 
> sort of thing. At any rate, I would strongly urge Stata Corp. to 
> incorporate this sort flexibility.
>
> Al Feiveson
>
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