Re: st: maybestupid

 From "Andreas Aschbacher" <[email protected]> To [email protected] Subject Re: st: maybestupid Date Wed, 3 Mar 2004 15:00:09 +0100 (MET)

```Now I know why I posted this "stupid" question  :

1)
-qui sum var1
-scalar s = r(sum)
works as well as :
2)
- qui summ var1
- scalar s = r(sum)

I know about qui and summ(arize),
but why does delineation 1) work as well ?????? /same results
I am a little bit confused !
thanks for help
andreas aschbacher

>thanks !
>
>  At 03:44 PM 3/2/2004 +0100, you wrote:
> > >Dear fellows !
> > >maybe stupid is following question :
> > >I want to compute the sum of one column/all column-values(numeric
type):
> > >how to write that scalar s =... contains sum  ??
> > >andreas aschbacher
> >
> > How about something like
> >
> > summarize x
> > scalar sumx = r(sum)
> >
> >
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