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Re: st: can you change the -collapse- default?


From   Joshua Dewbre <jdewbre@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: can you change the -collapse- default?
Date   Tue, 3 Apr 2012 20:03:25 +0200

That will work. Thanks for the example, Jorge.

2012/4/2 Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez <perez.jorge@ur.edu.co>
>
> As far as I can tell this would require modifying the .ado file for
> -collapse-. It is easy, however, to define your own -collapse- with
> the median as default:
>
> program define mycollapse
> collapse (median) `0'
> end
> sysuse auto, clear
> collapse price, by(foreign)
> list
> sysuse auto, clear
> collapse (median) price [pw=mpg] if turn<46, by(foreign)
> list
> sysuse auto, clear
> mycollapse price [pw=mpg] if turn<46, by(foreign)
> list
> _______________________
> Jorge Eduardo Pérez Pérez
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Joshua Dewbre <jdewbre@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Statalist,
> > At times I find myself using official commands interactively a great
> > deal. In these instances it would be nice to change the default
> > settings of, e.g., --collapse-- to (median) as opposed to (mean).  Is
> > this possible? I use Stata 11.2.
> > Thanks,
> > Josh
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