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st: RE: Re: Help: typo-error in for-loop or more serious problem??


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: Help: typo-error in for-loop or more serious problem??
Date   Mon, 24 Feb 2003 16:49:14 -0000

Ernest Berkhout
> 
> At 16:30 24-2-2003, you wrote:
> >My advice is to junk -vallist- and use -levels- instead
> >from SSC. -vallist- is a poor program compared with -levels-,
> >and the authors agree on that without rancour.
> 
> Thanks Nick for your answer and elaboration on my attempt 
> to efficiency, 
> the 'capture' command was exactly what I was looking for in 
> the first place.
> The -levels- ado is clearly an upgrade compared to 
> -vallist-. It might be a 
> good idea to update the FAQ at 
> www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/for.html as 
> well?

You volunteered to do that? Thanks! 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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