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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

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

Date |
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 13:41:20 +0100 |

Many of us have to look hard to see the difference between 1 (one) and l (lower-case l), which was precisely why Phil added his note 2. A note 3 would be that Stata lets you write (e.g.) ... in 629/L and that L is easier to spot. Life is a little easier with a final L. Nick On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net> wrote: > 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!!! >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/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/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: RE: How to append observations to variable***From:*Beatrice Benavidez <beatricestata1711@gmail.com>

**Re: st: RE: How to append observations to variable***From:*Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>

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