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Edward James <ej111005@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: combining different storage types |

Date |
Sun, 9 Oct 2011 00:45:51 +0900 |

When I type command like this way, "gen ctryear=country + year", the error message comes up: "type mismatch" Do I have to use another command? 2011/10/9 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>: > Sorry, but I did understand that, and my comment is the same. You > don't explain in what sense you have a problem. I see no problem here. > > You said, or at least I inferred, that you have produced such a > variable, but perhaps you did not mean to say that. > > Nick > > On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Edward James <ej111005@gmail.com> wrote: >> Dear Nick. >> My intention is that I want to combine two variables which has >> different storage types; one is "str" and the other is "int." >> >> 2011/10/9 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>: >>> It is not clear what you think is a problem. Something like "Spain95" >>> could be the value of a string variable or the value label of a >>> numeric variable, which seems as much flexibility as you might want. >>> >>> Apart from -graph combine-, not relevant here, the -combine- command >>> appears to be a specialist user-written command for meta-analysts on >>> SSC. Again what it has to do with your question isn't clear. >>> >>> (Very common words such as -combine- are likely to be grabbed by >>> StataCorp for their own commands.) >>> >>> Nick >>> >>> On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Edward James <ej111005@gmail.com> wrote: >>> >>>> I want to make a variable such as "Spain95" or "Germany05." So I >>>> manage to combine two variables, "country" and "year," although the >>>> storage type is different. >>>> Is it possible to make a variable with -combine- command? or do you >>>> have any idea concerning this problem? >>> >>> * >>> * 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/ >> > > * > * 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/

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