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Re: st: comparing datasets


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: comparing datasets
Date   Mon, 8 Aug 2011 18:05:57 +0200

Thanks very much indeed, Maarten.
Have a nice evening!
Abhimanyu

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 5:37 PM, Abhimanyu Arora wrote:
>> If I may ask, what does the
>> asterisk mean in the line -unab first: *-?
>
> The asterisk is a shortcut representing "all variables"
>
>> -di `first'- actually doesn't give the list of the
>> variables....instead giving a string of values taken up by the first
>> observation.
>
> that is because you should have written di "`first'".
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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