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Re: st: stata8 woes


From   "Mark Schaffer" <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: stata8 woes
Date   Thu, 25 Sep 2003 17:18:55 +0100

Branko,

Subject:        	st: stata8 woes
To:             	statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
From:           	Bmilanovic@worldbank.org
Date sent:      	Thu, 25 Sep 2003 11:44:25 -0400
Send reply to:  	statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu

>       Two questions re. Stata8 that I have just started using.
> 
>       1. Did anyone have a problem copying things from and to, e.g. I
>       can
> 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
>       time
> 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.

--Mark

> 
>       Thanks a lot.
> 
>       Branko
> 
> 
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> 
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