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st: RE: Namelist...

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: Namelist...
Date   Tue, 18 Jun 2002 13:24:47 +0100

Alexander Severinsen
> I would like to define variables in a namelist. I am used to Limdep
> where this is easily done with: namelist; x = var1 var2 var 3 etc. This
> makes it easy to later do analysis on the variables in the list f. ex :
> regress depvar x(varlist)
> I tried to look for this in the manual for Stata but could not find it.
> Does anyone know how to define this in Stata?

Sounds like a case for using a local macro. 

local vars "var1 var2 var3" 
regress depvar `vars' 

See [U] 21.3.1. 

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