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st: Re: AW: string variable question


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: AW: string variable question
Date   Tue, 30 Mar 2010 06:34:54 -0400

<>
On Mar 30, 2010, at 2:33 AM, DAC wrote:

> This seems to get the job done.  Tedious, but it works.  Why can't I 
> just create a string vector as in R?


you can:

. mata
------------------------------------------------- mata (type end to exit) ----------------------------------------------------
: brand = ("Cheerios", "Wheaties", "Frosted")

: brand
              1          2          3
    +----------------------------------+
  1 |  Cheerios   Wheaties    Frosted  |
    +----------------------------------+

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