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Re: st: Keep data according to one data file's varlist


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Keep data according to one data file's varlist
Date   Wed, 7 Nov 2012 18:46:27 +0000

Sounds like

. drop var2 var4

Nick

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Zhangqunzi <zhangqunzi@googlemail.com> wrote:

> I have two dta files, first one with variables : var 1 2 3 4 5
> Second one with
> Variables: vart 1 3 5
>
> As their names.
>
> Now I would like to drop the extra variables in data file 1 which are var 2 4.
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