Bookmark and Share

Notice: On April 23, 2014, Statalist moved from an email list to a forum, based at

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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

From   David Kantor <>
Subject   RE: RE: st: A bug in egen and gen?
Date   Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:09:49 -0500

At 11:41 AM 2/18/2011, you wrote:

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


If I understand the question correctly, the answer is that recast, without -force-, will not take effect if there is any loss in precision.

*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2018 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index