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From |
"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly? |

Date |
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 12:31:38 +0200 |

You're right, when I input the values as you did, it perfectly works. My variable name was correct, could it be a problem that I imported the data from Excel? Thanks a lot! -------- Original-Nachricht -------- > Datum: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:15:49 +0100 > Von: Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> > An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Betreff: Re: st: Mkmat doesn\'t seem to store the observation values correctly? > I don't know why you thought that. I can't reproduce your problem. > Check your variable names carefully. > > . input Ticker > > Ticker > 1. 441235 > 2. 463 > 3. 13212 > 4. 1213 > 5. 321 > 6. 212 > 7. 346 > 8. 1322 > 9. 3434 > 10. end > > . l > > +--------+ > | Ticker | > |--------| > 1. | 441235 | > 2. | 463 | > 3. | 13212 | > 4. | 1213 | > 5. | 321 | > |--------| > 6. | 212 | > 7. | 346 | > 8. | 1322 | > 9. | 3434 | > +--------+ > > . mkmat Ticker, matrix(X) > > . mat li X > > X[9,1] > Ticker > r1 441235 > r2 463 > r3 13212 > r4 1213 > r5 321 > r6 212 > r7 346 > r8 1322 > r9 3434 > > > On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Tim Streibel <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> > wrote: > > Sorry, I thought it would be clear that the values are just different > > > > list Ticker > > > > +--------+ > > | Ticker | > > |--------| > > 1. | 441235 | > > 2. | 463 | > > 3. | 13212 | > > 4. | 1213 | > > 5. | 321 | > > |--------| > > 6. | 212 | > > 7. | 346 | > > 8. | 1322 | > > 9. | 3434 | > > > > variable type: long > > > > Do you need any other information? > > > > -------- Original-Nachricht -------- > >> Datum: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 10:50:22 +0100 > >> Von: Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> > >> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > >> Betreff: Re: st: Mkmat doesn\'t seem to store the observation values > correctly? > > > >> You don't show us your original variable, so we can't see any grounds > >> for your claim. > >> > >> Nick > >> > >> On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 9:44 AM, Tim Streibel <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de> > wrote: > >> > First of all, I am sure that mkmat stores the values correctly, but I > >> dont know in which way it stores them. > >> > > >> > All I want to do is creating a matrix from a variable of my dataset > >> (even only 1xT format). However if I use mkmat, matrix list does not > yield the > >> original values of my variable (as you can see below). Since I would > like > >> to do some calculations with the created matrix, I would like to check > >> whether the matrix contains the correct values. > >> > > >> > > >> > mkmat Ticker, matrix(X) > >> > > >> > . matrix list X > >> > > >> > X[9,1] > >> > Ticker > >> > r1 8 > >> > r2 9 > >> > r3 2 > >> > r4 1 > >> > r5 5 > >> > r6 4 > >> > r7 7 > >> > r8 3 > >> > r9 6 > >> > * > * 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/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*"Tim Streibel" <Tim.Streibel@gmx.de>

**Re: st: Mkmat doesn't seem to store the observation values correctly?***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

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