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Re: st: How to prevent break in .do file when no observations


From   Daniel Feenberg <feenberg@nber.org>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: How to prevent break in .do file when no observations
Date   Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:33:37 -0400 (EDT)



On Mon, 11 Apr 2011, Paul O'Brien wrote:

Stata ends an do-file if there are no observations:

. table agecatkt31 if primary == "Other chemical" & ffy==1, row
no observations
r(2000);

can i prevent the .do file breaking when there are no observations?

See the "Remarks" section of the capture command help file.

  capture noisily table ...

Dan Feenberg


thanks,

paul

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