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st: programming: exiting nested loops

From   Laura Gibbons <>
Subject   st: programming: exiting nested loops
Date   Thu, 29 Mar 2007 16:10:10 -0700 (PDT)

I'm writing a simulation program where if something happens, I want to jump out of a set of nested loops and go to the next replication. Is there a short cut for putting -continue, break- in every nested loop?

When I learned Fortran with numbered program lines (cards, actually, this was 36 years ago!), I could just write "GO TO 100" which meant go to line 100. Is there anything similar in Stata?

Many thanks,


Laura E. Gibbons, PhD
General Internal Medicine, University of Washington
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