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st: RE: Re: Merge2
_merge might exist in the _other_ dataset.
> des _merge
> to see if you have this variable already
> drop _merge
> to drop this variable
> Read help for -merge- and -update-
Lucy @ Mac
> > Regarding the -merge- question where I have already
> performed a merge
> > function from A.dta to B.dta, whenever I try to merge the
> dataset again, I
> > am told that "_merge already defined".
> > However, I cannot locate the _merge variable in the dataset
> and thus
> > cannot
> > drop it or rename it. Anybody got a reason for this phenomenon??
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