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Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com> |

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Subject |
Re: st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop |

Date |
Wed, 13 Jul 2011 15:45:50 -0400 |

Thanks, Oliver. The codes work now. Appreciate the help! Best, Daifeng On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de> wrote: > Sorry my fault. > Of course one has to reset the local sum back to 0 once it has reached the > 0.95 for > the specific row we are looking at currently. > > > Am 13.07.2011 21:22, schrieb Daifeng He: >> >> Thanks, Scott. The code works and it's exactly what I had wanted. >> >> Oliver, your codes look reasonable to me too but when I run them, only >> the first obs is filled in with values for the two newly-generated >> variables. I will try to figure it out. >> >> Joerg, yes, my weight variables are sorted for each obs, but your >> codes are illuminating and I learned from them too. >> >> Guys, thanks for all your help! >> >> Kind regards, >> Daifeng >> >> >> >> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Scott Merryman >> <scott.merryman@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>> Like this? >>> >>> clear >>> input v1 v2 v3 v4 v5 v6 v7 >>> .96 .04 .0 0 0 0 0 >>> .5 .3 .1 .03 .03 .03 0.01 >>> .4 .2 .2 .15 .03 0.015 .002 >>> .3 .3 .37 .03 0 0 0 >>> .9 .08 .02 0 0 0 0 >>> end >>> >>> gen sum = 0 >>> gen var_count = 1 >>> qui { >>> forv i = 1/7 { >>> replace sum = sum + v`i' if sum<.95 >>> replace var_count = var_count + 1 if sum<.95 >>> } >>> } >>> >>> l >>> >>> Scott >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > -- > Universität Bielefeld > Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Lehrstuhl für Ökonometrie und Statistik > - - > Bielefeld University > Faculty of Business Administration and Economics > Chair of Econometrics and Statistics > - - > Raum / room: V9-110 > Tel / phone: +49 (0)521 106 4871 > --- > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop***From:*Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com>

**Re: st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop***From:*Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de>

**Re: st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop***From:*Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>

**Re: st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop***From:*Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com>

**Re: st: if expression involving a variable in a while loop***From:*Oliver Jones <ojones@wiwi.uni-bielefeld.de>

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