Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down on April 23, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: combining different storage types


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: combining different storage types
Date   Sat, 8 Oct 2011 18:44:48 +0100

You can always change the subject, but it helps to be clear that you
have done so.

Edward James, who started this thread, is concerned with country names
held in a variable; as said they can be stored in a string variable or
in value labels.

You now seem to be talking about a different problem with -reshape
wide-. It's certainly true that leading zero characters aren't allowed
in variable names

Nick

On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Sami Alameen <samialameen@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't want to take the discussion away from the main subject, but if
> I want to reshape wide a combined variable with leading zeros in the
> name, Stata used to create an error message!
> *
> *   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/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index