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st: Terminating a loop when a certain value is reached.


From   Stephen Cranney <scranney@sas.upenn.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Terminating a loop when a certain value is reached.
Date   Mon, 1 Apr 2013 08:03:05 -0400

Hi all, I'm trying to figure out how to break out of a loop once a
variable is changed to a certain value. In each iteration, the value
is modified according to the inputs within the loop. I've tried to use
an "if" command:

if generationnum==2 {
        continue, break
        }

but it's still not terminating the loop. Does anybody know of a
command to terminate a loop once a specified calculated number is
reached?

Thanks in advance,

Stephen
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