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RE: st: programming error with -generate-

From   "Kieran McCaul" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: programming error with -generate-
Date   Tue, 9 Mar 2010 06:02:56 +0800


Is it interpreting the -x- as meaning hexadecimal?

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Richard
Sent: Tuesday, 9 March 2010 5:57 AM
Subject: Re: st: programming error with -generate-

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

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.

Richard Williams, Notre Dame Dept of Sociology
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