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st: RE: RE: Question on Removing Superfluous Data


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: Question on Removing Superfluous Data
Date   Thu, 20 Oct 2005 13:17:29 +0100

The question asked for an _automatic_ way 
of doing this. I think you are right 
in your implication that there isn't one, 
as I argued at some length earlier, 
but this isn't what I understood to be
requested. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Michele Favre M.
 
> I think that maybe this can help...
> you have to use the command "keep (varname1) (varname2)..." 
> and Stata keeps
> only the columns (or variables) that you want to work with

Adrian Yung Hwei Ow
 
> I'm new to the list, and I had a short question about STATA commands.
> 
> I'm working for a professor who's trying to clean up her dataset; she
> told me that there was a command in STATA that automatically kept only
> the data columns used to produce result (more precisely, a 
> command that
> allows one to automatically drop columns not used for a given do file)
> -- do you know what this might be?

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