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Re: st: use of if command after commands with options


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: use of if command after commands with options
Date   Thu, 31 Jul 2008 18:19:15 +0100 (BST)

You should have typed:
pca ... if x==1, comp(6)

-- Maarten

--- Stephan Rudolfer <stephan.rudolfer@manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> I wish to use the if command to select a subset for estimation
> purposes, but also use options for the main command.  This doesn't
> seem to work, since stata thinks that "if" is a further option.  For
> example, pca..., comp(6). If I follow this with "if x==1", it won't
> work because stata thinks that "x==1" is a further option for pca.


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