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st: I wish I'd known that -


From   Ronan Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   "statalist hsphsun2. harvard. edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: I wish I'd known that -
Date   Thu, 26 Aug 2010 15:17:18 +0100

Teaching Stata, I am aware of the many useful commands, functions and tricks I wish I had known about earlier, such as

inlist
egen tag
egen group
db

Since I teach basic Stata, I wanted to poll the experience of those who have learned Stata recently (since it developed menus - my release 3 diskettes are still in the office somewhere!).

What are the things that you wish you had learned earlier?

Your answers will go to enrich the lives of my grad students. Only kidding; they will go into my Stata course.


Ronan Conroy
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rconroy@rcsi.ie
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Epidemiology Department,
Beaux Lane House, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 (0)1 402 2431
+353 (0)87 799 97 95
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http://rcsi.academia.edu/RonanConroy

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