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Re: st: alternative to do with nostop option


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: alternative to do with nostop option
Date   Mon, 22 Sep 2008 16:08:26 -0400

look up the -capture- command

Rich

kokootchke wrote:
Hello, guys. I don't have this problem right now but have always wanted to ask this. Is there a way to tell Stata to continue running a do file even if *SOME* of the commands would give an "error"?
I know that in general I could use -do myfile, nostop- and then Stata won't stop at all if it finds an error. But I don't like this because I'd actually like it to stop if there's an actual error... but if I say something like -drop x- and x doesn't exist, I don't really think of it as an error, so I'd like it to keep going ONLY IN THIS CASE.

Is there something that would make this happen? Or am I asking for too much here?

Thanks a lot.
Adrian
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