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st: All entries saved as integers


From   Hans Henrik Sievertsen <hhsievertsen@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: All entries saved as integers
Date   Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:49:22 +0100

Hi all,

I suddenly experience that all my entries in stata are saved as integers?
How can that be?
If I for instance type:


. clear

. set obs 10
obs was 0, now 10

. gen a=2.73456

. disp a
2


While if I use some function it works:


. gen z=uniform()
. disp z
.88350743

What am I doing wrong?
Thanks in advance!

Regards
Hans
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