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Re: st: programming error with -generate-


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>, "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: programming error with -generate-
Date   Mon, 08 Mar 2010 16:57:16 -0500

At 04:48 PM 3/8/2010, Partha Deb wrote:
For even more head scratching, try this:

clear all

forvalues i=1/6 {
set obs 10
gen y = 1.2x + `i'
tab y
drop _all
}

Partha

This is weird. I am not even sure what to search for -- "x" seems like kind of a broad term! And the internal logic behind the results isn't obvious to me.


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