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Re: st: basic if statement


From   "Donald Braman" <donald.braman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic if statement
Date   Mon, 23 Jul 2007 00:37:31 -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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