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Re: st: loop


From   Ulrich Kohler <ukohler@sowi.uni-mannheim.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: loop
Date   Tue, 15 Oct 2002 09:05:04 +0000

Satyarth Kulshrestha  wrote
> this is in continuation of my problem of generating number series.
>
> can i run a a loop like the following in STATA:
>
> for city = 1 to 2
> for house = 1 to 40
> for sample = 1 to 5
> gen code = string(city)+string(house)+string(sample)
> next sample
> next house
> next city
>
> i know this is not STATA syntax but i am trying to express the problem
> intuitively.

Not quite sure if I unterstand this correctely, but this seems to be possible 
without looping:

.. gen str1 code = ""
.. replace code = string(city) + string(house) + string(sample) /*
*/ if inlist(city,1,2) & inrange(house,1,40) & inrange(sample,1,5)

regards
uli






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