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Re: st: RE: How to append observations to variable


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: How to append observations to variable
Date   Thu, 27 Sep 2012 14:28:44 +0200

On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Beatrice Benavidez wrote:
> I have a variable x where its last observation (i.e. the last row of
> the dataset) is at row 626.
>
> I would like to append to the bottom of that where I have '0' as my
> observation in row 627, '1' as my observation in 628, '2' as my
> observation in 269 etc until '100' as observation in row 728.

* ------------- begin example ----------------
sysuse auto,clear
local oldN = _N
local newN = _N + 101
set obs `newN'
replace mpg = _n - `oldN' - 1 in `=`oldN'+1'/l
* -------------- end example -----------------
(For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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