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Re: st: looping with macro names


From   Chris Rohlfs <car@uchicago.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: looping with macro names
Date   Thu, 27 Mar 2003 10:34:40 -0600 (CST)

Thank you very much!

On Thu, 27 Mar 2003, Edwin Leuven wrote:

> something like this:
> 
> foreach v1 of var math english other_acad {
> 	foreach v2 of var first st {
> 		tempvar `v1'X`v2'
> 		g ``v1'X`v2'' = `v1'*`v2'
> 	}
> }
> 
> On Thu Mar 27 2003 17:08, Chris Rohlfs wrote:
> > hi!
> >
> > i'm trying to make a loop to run statements like:
> >
> > 	qui gen `mathXfirst' = math*first
> > 	qui gen `englishXfirst' = english*first
> > 	qui gen `other_acadXfirst' = other_acad*first
> >
> > 	qui gen `mathXst' = math*st
> > 	qui gen `englishXst' = english*st
> > 	qui gen `other_acadXst' = other_acad*st
> >
> > where the first variable in each case is a tempvar name and hence inside
> > quotation marks.  is there a way to do something like:
> >
> > 	for C in var math english other_acad: for V in var first st: ...
> >
> > or something with foreach that will replace the V and C with variable
> > names, even inside the quotation marks?
> >
> > thanks!
> > chris
> >
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> -- 
> Edwin Leuven
> Department of Economics
> University of Amsterdam
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