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Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: matrix problem |

Date |
Wed, 15 May 2013 17:13:37 +0200 |

you can exctract a scalar from a table using the -el()- function, see -help el()-. -- Maarten On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > I am using Newson's -somersd- command (from ssc); results, including the > piece I want, are saved in a matrix and I can list that matrix: > > . mat list r(table) > > r(table)[9,1] > yhat1 > b .62563699 > se .00834334 > t 74.986391 > pvalue 3.73e-257 > ll .60924043 > ul .64203354 > df 452 > crit 1.9652262 > eform 0 > > My problem comes in attempting to use the [1,1] term (.62563699 here); > for example, I can't seem to list it: > > . matrix li r(table)[1,1] > [ invalid name > matrix [1,1] not found > r(111) > > and I can't do what I want to do - add this value to a scalar: > > scalar cstat=cstat+r(table)[1,1] > invalid syntax > r(198) > > note that cstat is not the problem as it is defined (as 0) prior to > entering my loop > > clearly I am doing something wrong but I have been unable to figure out > what it is or how to fix it > > Rich > * > * 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/ -- --------------------------------- Maarten L. Buis WZB Reichpietschufer 50 10785 Berlin Germany http://www.maartenbuis.nl --------------------------------- * * 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: matrix problem***From:*Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: matrix problem***From:*Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>

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