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st: RE: small problem with return macro


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: small problem with return macro
Date   Mon, 12 Apr 2004 18:01:47 +0100

Correction inserted below. 

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Cox 
> Sent: 12 April 2004 18:00
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: RE: small problem with return macro
> 
> 
> Others noted the main difficulty. 
> 
> The example here may not be the real problem. Even if it isn't, 
> the alternative solution of generating the contents
> of such a list by a loop is worth noting. 
> 
> forval i = 1/50 { 
> 	local list "`list' `: di %02.0f `i''"
> } 
> 
> That is, the little twist here of leading zeros is soluble 
> by an in-line format. 
> 

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