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Re: st: "bsample" and "set seed" together do not work!


From   Steve Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: "bsample" and "set seed" together do not work!
Date   Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:15:01 -0400

Your program works for me, if I eliminate the "start" line.

The FAQ ask that you show us what you typed exactly and what Stata
said. .  If you don't show us  the results,  we can't tell what your
mistake is.

Steve

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:04 AM, Daniele Pacifico
<danielepacifico@yahoo.it> wrote:
> Dear Stata users,
>
> I am working with the command "bsample"  and I discovered that the command "set
> seed #" stops "bsample" from drawing different samples from my data.. Here is an
> example:
>
> ___start example___
> clear all
> set obs 1000
> drawnorm x
> local r=6
>
> forvalues i=1/`r'{
> preserve
>  bsample
>  su x
>  set seed 1234567890
> restore
> }
>
>
> ___end example___
>
> I had this problem because I am writing an ado file that sets a seed when it
> runs.. However, I discovered that the seed I define within my ado file
>
> creates the problem I have shown you above (i.e. I cannot use bsample with the
> command defined in my ado file).. Do you have any advise about it? How can I
> "unset" the seed so as to allow it to vary randomly again with bsample?
>
> Thanks in advance for any help.
>
> Best,
> Daniele
>
>
>
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