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Re: st: RE: use of count.


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: use of count.
Date   Thu, 18 Sep 2008 14:17:57 +0530

Can you please clarify how I can do this Martin ?
> 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)".

Thank you,
Ashim.

On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 1:14 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
> 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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