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Re: st: using loop for [_n+1]


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: using loop for [_n+1]
Date   Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:50:01 +0100

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:37 AM, Dherani, Mukeshwrote:
>  I want to add money if the next row is exactly the same, however stata is coming up with errors when I used following syntax:
> ("invalid syntax"
<snip>
> gen money=mone+mone[_n+1] if `x'=`x'[_n+1]

The if condition should be: -if `x' == `x'[_n+1]-

notice the == instead of =

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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