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Re: st: basic if statement


From   "Donald Braman" <dbraman@law.gwu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic if statement
Date   Mon, 23 Jul 2007 00:37:13 -0400

Thanks! -Don

On 7/23/07, Keith Dear <keith.dear@anu.edu.au> wrote:
Donald,
Instead, write "list var1 if var2==float(.07)".

It's explained at:
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/float.html

kd



At 02:17 PM 23/07/2007, Donald Braman wrote:
>I'm trying to understand how the if statement works. I have two
>variables, var1 and var2.  let's say that they're as follows:
>
>var1   var2
>.09     0
>.01     0
>.03    .07
>.05    .07
>.09    .08
>
>If I type "list var1 if var2==0", I get, as I expected, a result list
>containing .09 & .01 .
>
>But if I type "list var1 if var2==.07", I get nothing.
>
>Clearly, I'm missing something. What? (I've attached the data in case
>that helps.)
>
>
>Content-Type: application/octet-stream; name="data.dta"
>Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="data.dta"
>X-Attachment-Id: f_f4gg6afq

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