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Re: st: RE: rowlast for string variables


From   Andrzej Niemierko <aniemierko@PARTNERS.ORG>
To   Stata <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: rowlast for string variables
Date   Sat, 29 Aug 2009 09:51:49 -0400

Thank you very much Joseph! Indeed, it does work. Somehow I forgot to
include type (str) in the command line.

P.S. Unfortunately, the Partners Compliance note is automatically attached
to every email I sent from my Partners account to non-Partners addresses.



On 8/29/09 4:50 AM, "Joseph Coveney" <jcoveney@bigplanet.com> wrote:

> Andrzej Niemierko wrote:
> 
> Is there an equivalent of egen function "rowlast(varlist)" for string
> variables?
> 
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> 
> -egen . . .,  rowlast(. . .)- works with string variables for me.  What
> problem
> are you having?
> 
> Joseph Coveney
> 
> . clear *
> 
> . set obs 2
> obs was 0, now 2
> 
> . generate str a = "A"
> 
> . generate str b = "B"
> 
> . replace a = "" in 1
> (1 real change made)
> 
> . replace b = "" in 2
> (1 real change made)
> 
> . egen str rowlast_for_string = rowlast(a b)
> 
> . list, noobs
> 
>   +------------------+
>   | a   b   rowlas~g |
>   |------------------|
>   |     B          B |
>   | A              A |
>   +------------------+
> 
> P.S.  It seems curious that Partners Compliance would ever send an e-mail
> message containing patient information via the Internet.
> 
> 
> 
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