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st: an egen command

From   Jet <>
Subject   st: an egen command
Date   Tue, 16 Feb 2010 04:02:59 -0500

Hi, I am using egen to create new variables. Basically, I want to
recode a continuous variable into two groups, below or above the mean.
I tried this command: egen var2=cut(var), at (0, mean, maximum).
However, Stata turned out the maximum to be the mean. Any suggestion?

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