This gretl software is God send i must say.
I notice people mentioning things that seem not to work in gretl.
I was wondering how i can update the gretl software that i installed on my laptop with the
newer solutions that fixes the problems that people keep mentioning?Should i redownload
or the internet link that sits with the software automatically?
From: Allin Cottrell <cottrell(a)wfu.edu>
To: Gretl list <gretl-users(a)lists.wfu.edu>
Sent: Sunday, 28 October 2012, 23:21
Subject: Re: [Gretl-users] Principal Components Analysis Misbehavior
On Sun, 28 Oct 2012, Henrique Andrade wrote:
> Em 26 de outubro de 2012, Allin Cottrell escreveu:
> On Fri, 26 Oct 2012, Henrique Andrade wrote:
>>> I found another little strange behavior using PCA
>>> Function. Please take a look at the following Hansl
>>> open australia.gdt
>>> loop i=1..30 --quiet
>>> pca PAU PUS E --save
>>> After 27 repetitions, the loop starts to save all the
>>> new series with the same name "PC1z".
>> Well, yes, gretl will only go so far in trying to give unique names
>> to the components. For more control over the process, use the
>> function form, princomp().
> Dear Allin, is this the expected behavior? In the example
> above Gretl is saving different series with the same name.
Oops, no, that is not intended. I thought you meant that the series
PC1z was getting over-written, which wouldn't be so bad. Anyway,
this should now be fixed in CVS: we now allow for three rounds of
the alphabet, not just one: from "PC1" to "PC1zzz" or over 17000
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