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Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: RE: Bug in Stata 11 |

Date |
Fri, 7 Aug 2009 19:05:14 -0400 |

Hi, Martin, my original example involved the following condition: if length(make)>12 Since "if foreign" is a simplier condition and it still allows to see the bug, I replaced the if-condition in the final posted code, but apparently not everywhere. Should be: count if foreign 22. Best, Sergiy Radyakin On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 6:35 PM, Martin Weiss<martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > > <> > > Help me understand this line: > > - count if length(foreign)>12- > > Are you saying the result should be 22? I end up with a r(109) "type > mismatch", because a string function is applied to a numeric argument. Did > you really mean > > -cou if for-? > > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Sergiy Radyakin > Sent: Samstag, 8. August 2009 00:06 > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Cc: Stata Technical Support > Subject: st: Bug in Stata 11 > > Dear Stata users and developers, > the following seems to be a reproducable bug in Stata 11. > > Here is the code that is executed incorrectly by Stata 11 (must be run > as a do-file): > * ----------------------------------------------------------------------- > version 10.1 > clear > set memory 1m > sysuse auto > browse foreign make if foreign > list foreign make if foreign > * ----------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Note that in this particular dataset: > . count if length(foreign)>12 > 22 > > What is expected? Only observations satisfying condition (22) are > displayed in the browser. > What is actually occuring? Stata 10 displays only observations > satisfying the condition (22) and only requested variables. Stata 11 > displays all observations and all variables, shows the status of the > filter (in the status line) as "Filter: Off", numbero of variables is > 12. Number of observations is 74. > When does the problem occur? Always when command -browse- is called > from a .do-file and never when command -browse- is submitted from the > command line interactively. > Which versions does it affect? The problem was observed in Stata > MP8-64bit 11.0.669 for Windows, born 13 Jul 2009. Suspected are (at > least) all Windows flavors. > What are the possible consequences? Any program, which presents > results to the user with the -browse- command will present the whole > set of records, rather then the records satisfying the if-condition. > > Thank you, Sergiy Radyakin > > PS: Sorry if this was already known, but there is no public > bugs-database to check if a bug is already discovered. > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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