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st: how to add 23 in each row of a variable


From   "Fabian Brenner" <Fabian.Brenner@gmx.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: how to add 23 in each row of a variable
Date   Mon, 15 Sep 2008 19:59:30 +0200

Hello,

how can I tell Stata to add 23 in each row of a variable in the dataset?

I do not know what I am doing wrong because it does not work like this:

local i=1
while `i'<_N {
  2. replace number[i]= number[`i'] + 23
  3. }

Thanks for your help.
Fabian

P.S. Thanks a lot to Neil for the help.



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