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Re: Re: st: shorthand

From   "Austin Nichols" <>
Subject   Re: Re: st: shorthand
Date   Mon, 5 Jun 2006 10:17:52 -0400

You could also use -egen n=rownonmiss(a10*) [, strok]- and -list if
n==0- or see -help mf_missing- and related links.

On 6/5/06, Austin Nichols <> wrote:
Timothy Mak--
If you wind up with logical==0 everywhere, you might have included a
string variable in your varlist... try also

gen byte allmiss = 1
ds a10*
foreach v in `r(varlist)' {
 qui replace allmiss = 0 if !mi(`v' )
list if allmiss==1

but are you sure you want to list all variables in all observations
where all a10* are missing?  You will be listing a lot of dots...
maybe you want to

gen byte allmiss = 1
qui ds
local allvars `r(varlist)'
qui ds a10*
local avars `r(varlist)'
local tolist: list allvars - avars
foreach v of local avars {
 qui replace allmiss = 0 if !mi(`v' )
list `tolist' if allmiss==1
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