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Re: st: Randomly missing variables after saving a dataset?


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Randomly missing variables after saving a dataset?
Date   Mon, 11 Aug 2008 16:28:17 -0400

Hello Michael,

the same question was asked here:

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-03/msg00915.html

See the response there as well.

Regards,
   Sergiy Radyakin


On 8/11/08, schmidt_michael_22@gmx.de <schmidt_michael_22@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> fist: I'm anything but an expert. However, the following behavior of stata after saving a dataset is a real puzzle for me. It seems to randomly drop one or two variables (out of a few hundred) after I save a file.
>
> Example:
> Imagine I have 100 variables x_1, x_2...x_100
>
> If a run a sequence like
>
> forvalues k=1/100 {
> quietly sum x_`k'
> }
>
> save example, replace
>
> forvalues k=1/100 {
> quietly sum x_`k'
> }
>
> I would always get an error mesage that, after saving, at least one variable is not found (while, of course, it works perfectly before saving)
>
> I use Stata 10 SE and Windows Vista; however, I also tried Windows XP.
>
> I would appreciate any help...
>
>
> Michael
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