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Re: st: Drop variables satisfying a condition


From   David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Drop variables satisfying a condition
Date   Fri, 06 Jul 2007 13:54:57 -0400

At 01:03 PM 7/6/2007, Austin Nichols wrote:
David Kantor et al.:
I agree that testing sum=0 is inappropriate, and there is no need to
invoke -summarize- and all its machinery when -count- will do; but I
think David Kantor does not mean
capture confirm `var' == 0
but rather
capture assert `var' == 0
Yes, indeed. This is a case where you need the dwimnwis command: do what I meant, not what I said.

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