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Re: st: command "merge" can't be used in some Stata version, why?


From   David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: command "merge" can't be used in some Stata version, why?
Date   Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:20:53 -0400

At 04:50 AM 11/2/2011, Nick Cox wrote:
-merge- has been a built-in command in Stata for several versions.
[...]

To be precise, -merge- became an ado file at some point -- serving as an interface to the built-in command, which was renamed to -_merge-.

But either way, it's been around a long time. Perhaps the original poster has a corrupted or absent merge.ado.

--D

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