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Re: st: When I save the database, Stata automatically delete variables.


From   Filipa de Castro <filipa.castro@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: When I save the database, Stata automatically delete variables.
Date   Tue, 11 May 2010 17:13:56 -0500

There was a lively, to say the least, discussion some months ago on a
problem of dropped variables when using an unlicensed STATA 10 copy.

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2009-11/msg00430.html

Not sure whether this applies to what you ask, but you might want to
have a look.



On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 5:08 PM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:
>
> To find out whether this has anything to do with the -save- command, throw in a -describe- just before you -save-. Most likely, this is for tech support to resolve. Make sure you provide the output of the -about- command with your query...
> <>
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -original message-
> Subject: st: When I save the database, Stata automatically delete variables.
> From: Emanuel López <lopez.emanuel@gmail.com>
> Date: 11-05-2010 23:44
>
> Im using Stata 10, and reshaping some databases, for example i run the
> following:
>
> use individual_t407
> keep CODUSU componente nro_hogar estado pp10a pp10d
> sort CODUSU nro_hogar componente
> rename estado estado407
> save i_t407,replace
>
> I expect the saved database to have six variables (CODUSU, componente,
> nro_hogar, estado, pp10a, pp10d). But surprisigly for me, when i run
> the "save" command, Stata randomly (looks random for me at least) drop
> some of them! I dont know if this is more a technical problem, or
> something that i cant see... Do you know what could be happening?
> Thanks for your help!!!
>
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