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


From   Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: How to append observations to variable
Date   Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:36:38 +1000

set obs 728
replace x=_n - 628 in 629/l

NB:
1. _n is the observation number, see -help _variables-
2. the last character is a lower-case l (for "last" observation)

Phil

On 27/09/2012, at 10:17 PM, Beatrice Benavidez wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> 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.
> 
> How would I do that without having to do:
> 
> set obs 627
> replace x = 1 in 627
> .
> .
> .
> set obs 728
> replace x = 100 in 728
> 
> one by one?
> 
> Any help would be much appreciated!!!
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