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st: RE: Re: local macros & saving in directory


From   "Daniel Muller" <mekongTOEB@dng.vnn.vn>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: local macros & saving in directory
Date   Thu, 27 Jun 2002 13:38:07 +0700

Thanks a lot, Zhiqiang.

If I code

. out `var's using "d:\stata\export\\`var's.asc"
					^
it does save the file with correct name in "d:\stata\export\", as I want to
have it.

Greetings,
Daniel

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Zhiqiang Wang
> Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 1:29 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Re: local macros & saving in directory
>
>
> I don't think you made a mistake. I guess it's a bug or something. It only
> happens for a slash right before a local macro. Perhaps only
> Stata staff can
> find out the reason since outfile is a built-in command. It will
> save to the
> right directory if you try either
>
> out `var's using "d:\stata\export\add`var's.asc"
> * add something between slash and macro
> or
> out `var's using "d:\stata\export\\`var's.asc"
> * add another slash
>
> Zhiqiang
> Menzies School of Health Research
> Darwin Australia
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Muller" <mekongTOEB@dng.vnn.vn>
> To: "Statalist" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 2:51 PM
> Subject: st: local macros & saving in directory
>
>
> > I coded:
> >
> > ----
> > version 7
> > local var "somevar"
> >
> > ... code in terms of `var'
> >
> > out `var's using "d:\stata\export\`var's.asc", runtogether replace
> > ----
> >
> > However, the file is saved in dir <d:\stata> under the name
> > <export`var's.asc>, not as I expected in dir <d:\stata\export> as
> > <somevars.asc>.
> >
> > Where is my mistake? Why does Stata strip off the slash before `var'?
> >
> > Many thanks in advance, best wishes,
> > Daniel
> >
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