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st: RE: set seed and gsample

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: set seed and gsample
Date   Wed, 7 Mar 2007 23:11:08 -0000

You must -set seed- immediately before calling -gsample-. 

If that doesn't explain, show us the exact code. To 
quote the FAQ:  

"Say exactly what you typed and exactly what 
Stata typed (or did) in response. N.B. exactly!"

> I am trying to draw a PPS sample using the "gsample" command.  I want
> to make sure I get the same sample each time I invoke the gsample
> command by using the "set seed" command. However, even after I set the
> random seed using "set seed" command, I still get different sample
> each time. Has anybody encountered this problem? Thanks!

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