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From |
Hans Henrik Sievertsen <hhsievertsen@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: AW: All entries saved as integers |

Date |
Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:44:36 +0100 |

whups no, I didn't copy paste, I just wrote of from my screen, so it is a type. it actually said disp c.. 2010/2/11 Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> > > <> > > > > The -gen c...- line cannot possibly have a bearing on the -display- of "b", > can it? > > > > HTH > Martin > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Hans Henrik > Sievertsen > Gesendet: Donnerstag, 11. Februar 2010 09:54 > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: Re: st: AW: All entries saved as integers > > Thanks, > > It was not the display, it actually saved the numbers as integers. Because > if I tried doing something like: > gen a=2.866 > gen b=2.9 > gen c=a*b > disp b > 4 > > I updated stata (update all)...and then it worked fine...It is still a > mystery what happened, but at least it is working now.. > Hans > > 2010/2/11 Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> > > > > > <> > > > > Note you can request a specific -format- in the call to -display-: > > > > > > > > ************* > > clear > > set obs 10 > > gen a=2.73456 > > gen z=uniform() > > > > disp %2.0fc a _n %4.3fc z > > ************* > > > > Other than that, it is pretty unclear how this problem could arise for > you. > > No lister has so far been able to reproduce it. > > > > > > > > HTH > > Martin > > > > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- > > Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Hans Henrik > > Sievertsen > > Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. Februar 2010 21:49 > > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Betreff: st: All entries saved as integers > > > > 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 > > * > > * 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/ > > > * > * 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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