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Re: st: Keeping values in multiple variables


From   Felipe Salazar <felipe.salazar@uai.cl>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Keeping values in multiple variables
Date   Thu, 09 Jun 2005 16:10:15 -0400

You are typing 'k' instead of `k' which is slightly different. Try
copying directly the code into your do-file (at least the lines with the
`k' )

-- Felipe

djason@email.unc.edu escribió:

> Thank you for the tip, but it's stating that 'k' is an invalid name,
> although
> it is defined.  If you have any more ideas I would love to see them.
>
> Thank you
> Dexter E. Jason
> Quoting Felipe Salazar <felipe.salazar@uai.cl>:
>
>> If I understand correctly, you have 204 variables named mon1 mon2 mon3
>> ... mon204. I would type:
>>
>> local k=1
>> while `k'<=204 {
>>    keep if mon`k'=="3"
>>    local ++k
>> }
>>
>>
>> djason@email.unc.edu escribi?:
>>
>>> I'm having one problem with a command in STATA 8.0. I have variables
>>> in which
>>> I want to keep only one case in all of them, but there's too many
>>> (204)to do
>>> one by one.
>>>
>>> i.e.
>>> keep if mon*=="3"
>>> keep if mon[i]=="3"
>>>
>>> But I get an "mon ambiguous abbreviation" error. Please help!!!
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Dexter E. Jason
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