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Re: Re: st: About empty dataset

From   "Maoyong Fan" <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: Re: st: About empty dataset
Date   Fri, 28 May 2004 13:40:46 -0700

I will try. Thank you, Richard.


Warm regards,

Maoyong Fan 				

University of California, Berkeley


>At 01:22 PM 5/28/2004 -0700, Maoyong Fan wrote:
>>Dear Friends,
>>         I noticed that the Stata program will automatically stop when the 
>> dataset is empty after deleting the missing value and give out the wrong 
>> information:  __0000001 not found.
>>         In my program, I need to run many programs on the same dataset, 
>> so I open the original dataset many times in a big program.  Every time I 
>> drop some variables and observations, the whole program is stoped if one 
>> of the dataset after selection is empty.
>>         I wonder if there is some command which can force the program to 
>> go on even if the dataset is empty in this subprogram after selection.
>The -capture- or -confirm- commands, or the -nostop- option on the -run- 
>and -do- commands might help you out.
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