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RE: st: Default Seed of Stata 12

From   "David Radwin" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: Default Seed of Stata 12
Date   Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:45:18 -0700 (PDT)

If you want to start each Stata session with the same seed, you can -set
seed- in your profile.ado file.

For other default values, -creturn list-.

David Radwin
Senior Research Associate
MPR Associates, Inc.
2150 Shattuck Ave., Suite 800
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-849-4942
Fax: 510-849-0794

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:owner-
>] On Behalf Of Maarten Buis
> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 12:29 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: st: Default Seed of Stata 12
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 6:30 AM, rasool.bux wrote:
> > Can anybody tell me the default system values i.e. seed etc. of Stata
> 12.1
> The default can change during a Stata session. You can see the current
> value of the seed by typing di c(seed). See -help creturn- for this
> and other system values. Also see -help set seed- for an explanation
> what that weird string returned by -c(seed)- actually is.
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten

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