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Re: st: newbie if {} else {} question


From   Bill Rising <brising@louisville.edu>
To   "Stata Listserve" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: newbie if {} else {} question
Date   Thu, 19 Sep 2002 16:58:17 -0400

On 9/19/02 15:52, Bill Rising wrote

>On 9/19/02 15:26, Richard Herrell wrote
>
>>I've just started learning Stata syntax after long years of SAS use [snip...]
>
>This construction would work better as

... and of course the following is wrong, as all I thought about was the

>if xxx {
> blah blah
[garbage]

>
>A better way around this would be to try
> gen ascertgp = 4 - promig*2 - probip 

this answer.

I'm embarrased.

Bill
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