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Re: st: Stata drops one variable


From   Daniel Marcelino <dmsilv@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Stata drops one variable
Date   Fri, 23 Sep 2011 07:25:59 -0400

I don't think so.  When I open the auto dataset using Stata 11 I can
see all variables included mpg. Also, using 'webuse auto' I can see
all variables, however, after replace the original file for the new
one, Stata again has dropped mpg.
Daniel

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:48 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 3:22 AM, Daniel Marcelino wrote:
>> I'm using Stata 12 already update, on Macbook.
>> Every time I open "sysuse auto" Stata drops mpg variable, why it is happening?
>
> The auto dataset is a dataset like any other. Could it be that you by
> accident have overwritten the original dataset with a changed dataset
> in which you removed mpg? In that case you can get the original
> dataset again by typing -webuse auto-.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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