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st: cutting out of a .ado file


From   "NEYMOTIN, FLORENCE" <neymotin@calmail.berkeley.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: cutting out of a .ado file
Date   Thu, 30 Jun 2005 13:08:47 -0700

Hi, what's the appropriate syntax if you want a .ado file to cut out with an error message if a particular condition is satisfied? I thought that I could just write "end" in the loop, but it isn't liking it. For instance, I wanted code to look like:
-----------------------
program define sample

if (condition) {
cut out of sample
}
else {
resume operation of the program...
...
}
end
-------------------------

thanks,
Florence
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