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RE: st: RE: indirect evaluation of variables


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: indirect evaluation of variables
Date   Mon, 31 Mar 2003 13:31:26 +0100

b. water
>
> tried to run your macro:
>
> . gen blob = .
> (4 missing values generated)
>
> . forval  i = 1 / `= _N' {
>   2. replace blob = bl`= `bleen'[`i']' in `i'
>   3. }
> bl1 not found
> r(111);
>
> end of do-file
> r(111);
>
> but that was the result.
>
> however, gen blob = cond(bleen == "ing", bling, blam) worked.
>
> quite curious as to why the macro did not work but i am ok with the
> alternative.

This works for me. Perhaps you miscopied Bill Rising's
"data".

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

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