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# Re: st: Stata matrix to Mata matrix form

 From Nick Cox To statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject Re: st: Stata matrix to Mata matrix form Date Thu, 1 Nov 2012 14:52:45 +0000

```. mat foo = J(6,7,42)

. mat li foo

foo[6,7]
c1  c2  c3  c4  c5  c6  c7
r1  42  42  42  42  42  42  42
r2  42  42  42  42  42  42  42
r3  42  42  42  42  42  42  42
r4  42  42  42  42  42  42  42
r5  42  42  42  42  42  42  42
r6  42  42  42  42  42  42  42

. mata : mat_foo = st_matrix("foo")

. mata : mat_foo
1    2    3    4    5    6    7
+------------------------------------+
1 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
2 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
3 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
4 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
5 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
6 |  42   42   42   42   42   42   42  |
+------------------------------------+

. mata : st_matrix("foo", mat_foo :/ 7)

. mat li foo

foo[6,7]
c1  c2  c3  c4  c5  c6  c7
r1   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
r2   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
r3   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
r4   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
r5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
r6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6

On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 2:25 PM, Bianca B. <bianca268@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know how can I get stata matrix in mata matrix?
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