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st: local .... if


From   Lars Korsholm <korsholm@stat.sdu.dk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: local .... if
Date   Fri, 26 Mar 2004 16:34:16 +0100 (MET)

Hi

Can anyone help me with the following
what I would like to do is something like
local val= x if id==124

I know one dirty way:
preserve
 keep if id==124
 local val=x
restore

but that do not seem efficient :-)
can anyone do this more elegantly?

best



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