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Re: st: Usage of "keep if".


From   Lucio Vinhas de Souza <lvdesouza@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Usage of "keep if".
Date   Sun, 17 Sep 2006 21:48:09 +0100 (BST)

Worked perfectly, thanks!
--- Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
wrote:

> At 03:10 PM 9/17/2006, Lucio Vinhas de Souza wrote:
> >Dear All,
> >
> >I am sure this is very silly question, but I have a
> >variable that I want to "keep if==" it has only
> some
> >specific, non-continuos, values (namely, it is an
> >index variable that indentifies firms, and I want
> to
> >keep sepecific firms, let say 1, 7, 325, etc...).
> How
> >do I write the command line? I have been trying for
> >almost two hours, with different combinations and
> >nothing works. I am using STAT version 8.
> 
> try something like
> 
> keep if inlist(firm, 1, 7, 325)
> 
> See -help inlist- for more details.
> 
> 
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