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st: Forvalues [was cut function]


From   Katia Bobulova <katia.bobulova@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Forvalues [was cut function]
Date   Tue, 3 Aug 2010 16:27:26 +0100

Dear all,

I am still trying to solve my problem to have equal time intervals for
each data.

This is what I have:

   Data            Time
03jan2000       93157
03jan2000       93201
03jan2000       93248
03jan2000       93305
03jan2000       93602
03jan2000       93805
03jan2000       94000

And this is what I want to obtain:

   Data            Time
03jan2000       93000
03jan2000       93100
03jan2000       93200
03jan2000       93200
03jan2000       93300
03jan2000       93400
03jan2000       93500
03jan2000       93600
03jan2000       93700
03jan2000       93800
03jan2000       93900
03jan2000       94000

I thought that a possibler solution would be to construct a variable
with all the time intervals for each data.

I tried to give Stata this command:

forval data: 03jan2000/24feb2000{
gen time2=93000 (1) 94000
}

The command doesn't work.

Do you know if this could a possible solution to my problem and if
yes, how to write the right code?

Thank you very much.

Katia
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