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Re: st: Mata bug in st_sview()?

From (Jeff Pitblado, StataCorp LP)
Subject   Re: st: Mata bug in st_sview()?
Date   Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:46:03 -0600

Sergiy Radyakin <> noticed that, in Stata 11,
-st_view(V,i,j[,selectvar])- allows a varlist in the string elements of the
'j' argument but -st_sview()- does not.

That -st_sview()- and -st_sdata()- do not allow varlists in the string
elements of 'j' was an oversite.  We will fix this in a future exectuable

This varlist feature was added to -st_view()- for Stata 11, prior to that
-st_view()- required that the 'j' argument contain exactly one variable name
in each element, and -st_view()- did not support time-series operators.

In Stata 11, -st_view()- supports time-series operators and the new factor
variable notation.

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