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Re: st: Keeping values in multiple variables


From   Rafal Raciborski <rafal.raciborski@emory.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Keeping values in multiple variables
Date   Thu, 09 Jun 2005 16:14:02 -0400

It is not 'k' but `k'.  Note that the opening quote is an acute quotation mark
(usually found under the escape key together with the tilde).
rafal

Quoting djason@email.unc.edu:

> 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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