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st: RE: Detect use of svy: prefix


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Detect use of svy: prefix
Date   Wed, 25 May 2011 09:25:15 -0700 (PDT)

It seems to be the case that e(prefix) will include the value "svy" after
running a svy: command. So you could try something like this

. if strpos("`e(prefix)'","svy")==0 error

adding an error number if you care to.

David
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Richard Williams
> Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 9:52 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Detect use of svy: prefix
> 
> Is there any way to tell if the svy: prefix has been used when
> calling a command? I have a quirky program where some options work
> fine with svy: but others don't, so I'd like to be able to issue an
> error message in the problematic situations.
> 
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