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RE: st: help merge
Ritesh Mistry replied to David Kantor:
> > What you want is...
> > merge varlist1 using master, keep( varlist2 )
> > where varlist2 is the set of variables that you want to
> take from master.
> > varlist 1 is the set of key variables.
> i attempted the method you suggested (i am using stata
> version 7.0) and got
> the following error message:
> keep() invalid
> i don't think --merge-- allows a 'keep' option, unless
> something screwy is
> happening with my machine.
No need for surmise here. -merge- has a -keep()- option
and it is clearly documented. I think you need to
show us exactly what you typed.
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