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Re: st: stata8 woes
Subject: st: stata8 woes
Date sent: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 11:44:25 -0400
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> Two questions re. Stata8 that I have just started using.
> 1. Did anyone have a problem copying things from and to, e.g. I
> seamlessly copy a graph from Stata7 into Word, but I could not do so
> in Stata8. I cannot believe that it cannot be done--so there must be
> some new trick how it is done. (With Stata7 you do it simply with
> "copy" and "paste" commands").
> 2. When I did time-seting (tsset year) I get message "repeated
> value in sample" . What does it mean? Obviously, they are repeated
> because a bunch of data are from the same year, it is a panel, but
> Stata must mean somewthing else. What?
If it's a panel, you need to say
tsset panelid year
This is true in Stata 7 as well.
> Thanks a lot.
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