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Re: st: merge command


From   "Joao Ricardo F. Lima" <jricardofl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: merge command
Date   Thu, 24 Jul 2008 14:11:40 -0300

Liss answered your post:

Liss Palamkunnel para statalist
mostrar detalhes 12:08 (2 horas atrás) Responder

You may already have a variable called _merge in your master dataset.

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For me, works well:

***begin example****

webuse child
webuse parent
sort family_id
joinby family_id using http://www.stata-press.com/data/r10/child, _merge(_merge)

**end example****



2008/7/24 Ziad El-Khatib <ziad.khatib@gmail.com>:
> Hi!
> I wrote merge command in do file and always run it without problem.
> Today i got strange message
>
> _merge invalid name
> r(198);
>
> The command is pasted below
>
> joinby studyid using "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My
> Documents\Ziad_files\table01_080716.dta",_merge(_merge)
>
>
> Any tips?
> Thank you and best regards
> ziad
>
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