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# st: SV: RE: RE: Sequence of numbers

 From "Tomas Lind" To Subject st: SV: RE: RE: Sequence of numbers Date Sun, 7 Mar 2010 16:33:29 +0100

Oh, thanks again. I tried -fill- but I didn´t understand how to make it
repeat itself.

:) Tomas

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[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] För Martin Weiss
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Ämne: st: RE: RE: Sequence of numbers

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-egen, fill()- would have taken you there as well:

*******
clear*
set obs 99
egen float myseq = fill(1 2 3 1 2 3)
l
*******

HTH
Martin

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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Martin Weiss
Sent: Sonntag, 7. März 2010 16:26
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: Sequence of numbers

<>

*******
clear*
set obs 99
egen byte myseq = seq(), from(1) to(3) block(1)
l
*******

HTH
Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Tomas Lind
Sent: Sonntag, 7. März 2010 16:23
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Sequence of numbers

Dear Listers,

Is it possible to generate a variable with a sequence of numbers that
repeats itself, for example 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3.

I tried -egen fill- but that didn´t work. Another solution would be to make
a new dataset with tree lines with the values 1, 2, 3 and use -expand- and
finally merge that together with the first dataset. However it would be nice
if someone had a simple solution of how to do it within the dataset.

/Tomas

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