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Re: st: RE: inner loop


From   "Hans J. Baumgartner" <hbaumgartner@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: inner loop
Date   Wed, 06 Nov 2002 09:10:33 +0100

Thanks James,

defining the IDs the nested for runs fine now.  

Hans

PS
The replace command picks one var out of a bunch of vars. I just dropped
the ifs for simplicity.  

James Jetton schrieb:
> 
> Hans J. Baumgartner
> >
> >  is it possible to run an inner loop using the for command?
> >  I think it is
> >  not possible but could someone point me to a command that allows for
> >  such an inner loop?
> >
> >  What I would like to do is basically the following:
> >
> >  for any a b c: for num 1984/2000: replace z=YX
> 
> Nested for loops often fail if the ids are not explicitly specified.
> For example
> 
> for any a b c: for num 1984/2000:
> 
> will fail but
> 
> for X in any a b c: for Y in num 1984/2000:
> 
> will work.
> 
> This appears to be a bug in the for ado. Been bitten by this
> hemipteran more than once.
> 
> Although I'm not sure what you are trying to do with "replace z=YX".
> 
> James Jetton
> jetton@pilot.msu.edu
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Hans J. Baumgartner 
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