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Re: st: forvalues and scalar: easy question


From   "Surajit Das" <surajitdas@fastmail.fm>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: forvalues and scalar: easy question
Date   Thu, 27 May 2004 16:45:43 +0530

On Thu, 27 May 2004 12:48:20 +0200, Justina.Fischer@unisg.ch said:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Dear StataListers,
> 
> 
> since I have already disturbed a colleague who could not help me out I am
> going to confront you with my small problem:
> I want Stata to run a loop from 1 to the maximum of observations in my
> dataset.
> I tried:
> 
> gen obs2 = _n
> 
> sum obs2
> 


> scalar m = r(max)


local m = _N


> 
> forvalues i=1/`m'{
> ....
> }
> 
> 
> Which did not work. There is probably a very easy way to do that but I
> just
> do not know it.
> 
> Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
> 
> 
> Yours,
> 
> Justina Fischer
> 
> 
> Dipl.Vw. Justina A.V. Fischer,
> Research Associate
> SIAW - University of St. Gallen
> Bodanstr. 8
> CH-9000 St. Gallen
> Tel.:++41-71-224 2345
> Fax: ++41-71-224 2298
> www.siaw.unisg.ch

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