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Re: st: RE: Trouble with `=`_N'-1'


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Trouble with `=`_N'-1'
Date   Mon, 1 Sep 2008 17:18:34 +0530

Thank you guys!

Appreciate it!

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 5:09 PM, Martin Weiss
<martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> Also note -h in- which explicitly mentions that "Negative numbers may be
> used to specify distance from the end of the data."
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ashim Kapoor
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 1:20 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Trouble with `=`_N'-1'
>
> Hello everyone,
>
> I wish to make a change in the 2nd last observation.
>
> so I have : replace line = 5 in `=`_N'-1'
>
> But this change the LAST observation! Am I doing something wrong?
>
> funnily replace line = 5 if _n==_N-1 works fine!
>
> Any tips?
>
> Thank you,
> Ashim.
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