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RE: RE: st: A bug in egen and gen?


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: RE: st: A bug in egen and gen?
Date   Fri, 18 Feb 2011 16:48:14 +0000

See -help data_types- for the maximum values that can be held in each type. -recast- is .ado code, so -viewsource recast.ado- shows what it does exactly. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Liao, Junlin

Out of curiosity, do you know the maximum difference that the -recast- procedure allows to recast a variable from double to float?


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