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st: RE: use of count.


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: use of count.
Date   Thu, 18 Sep 2008 09:44:02 +0200

You probably cannot replace with the string count: if at all, you would have
to count first and the replace with the return value "r(N)".
Also try this:

**********
u auto, clear
egen float mygroups = group(f rep78)
by mygroups, sort : egen float mycount = count(mygroup)
**********


HTH
Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ashim Kapoor
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 9:34 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: use of count.

Hello everyone,

I have a question :

I want to do :

bysort state cnum cname : replace no_of_cand_in_state=count

This does not work. could someone please tell me how do I fix this ?

Thank you,
Ashim.
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