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st: How to drop observations that fulfill a specific criterion


From   "Diana Eastman" <deastman@gma-us.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: How to drop observations that fulfill a specific criterion
Date   Wed, 6 Aug 2008 10:35:25 -0400

Hi All, 

I have a variable called fourwk_ending that has the following format:
05DEC1998. I need to drop all the observations before 2000, i.e.
anything before 01JAN2000. Does anyone have any idea how to set up this
conditional?

Many thanks in advance.  

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