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st: Re: svmat is changing numbers - a rounding problem?


From   Kasal Roman <kasalroman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: svmat is changing numbers - a rounding problem?
Date   Thu, 23 May 2013 09:12:29 +0200

Please, could you explain me why the svmat command changes numbers?

just a simple example:

"
. mat A=19903011

. clear

. svmat A
number of observations will be reset to 1
Press any key to continue, or Break to abort
obs was 0, now 1

. di A1
19903012
"
Its a huge problem to me.

thank you

Roman
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