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"Daniel Schultz" <schultzd@tcd.ie> |

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Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset |

Date |
Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:35:34 +0000 |

Sorry for not mention the error. I thought that the error message is clear, due to my description. The error message is, that a variable is not found. This is due to the fact, that I don't have every variable for every year. Which is the reason why I need a loop like the one Steven posted. But which shows respect to the fact, that some variables are missing. (concerning the year). Hope this was explanation enough. 2008/11/19 Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com>: > Daniel, > > First, you don't say which error you encounter. Please elaborate. > Second, you can include a -di- command in your loop to check if the > values of k are the values you need. > > capture { > forvalues k=1/3 { > if `k' < 100 local k 0`k' > if `k' < 10 local k 0`k' > di "k = `k'" > etc. > > Friedrich > > On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Daniel Schultz <schultzd@tcd.ie> wrote: >> Ok thanks for all the comments... >> with the -capture block the do-file is running, >> BUT >> is actually producing no output after the first error. >> This is the part of my do-file (to make it more quick only until Number 3) >> >> capture { >> forvalues k=1/3{ >> if `k' < 100 local k 0`k' >> if `k' < 10 local k 0`k' >> forvalues year=2/7 { >> svyset [pw=Q1170_0`year'] >> svy: tab Q0`k'_0`year' >> mat Q0`k'_0`year' = (e(Prop)\e(total)) >> } >> } >> } >> >> The first error occurs after the first run of the second forvalues >> (forvalues year=2/7 {) loop (number 3). >> With the capture block, the do-file is working, but the mat command >> only produces a matrix until the first error (a matrix only for year >> =2). Thus, I assume, that it is not working totally. >> >> With adding -noisily the do file stops when the first error occurs. >> Best >> Daniel >> >> >> 2008/11/19 Buzz Burhans <buzzb3@verizon.net>: >>> server >>> >>> Steve wrote >>> "Just be aware that captured statements, whether they produce errors >>> or not, show no output." >>> >>> >>> -capture noisily { >>> ... >>> }- >>> >>> will produce output if the command does not fail and would otherwise produce >>> output. >>> >>> So capture, with noisily added, should give you output, unless the command >>> fails >>> >>> Buzz Burhans > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset***From:*"Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>

**References**:**Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset***From:*Steven Samuels <sjhsamuels@earthlink.net>

**RE: st: Loop over variables with svyset***From:*"Buzz Burhans" <buzzb3@verizon.net>

**Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset***From:*"Daniel Schultz" <schultzd@tcd.ie>

**Re: st: Loop over variables with svyset***From:*"Friedrich Huebler" <fhuebler@gmail.com>

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