Thank you! That is very helpful.
>Maoyong Fan wrote:
>
>Dear Friends,
>
> First of all, I run a OLS regression. The reg command automatically drop some
>variables which cause multicolinearity.
>
> Secondly, I want to use the covariates which OLS just used to run other
>regressions.
>
>I know e(depvar) gives the name of dependent variable. But I can not find some
>command in Stata to give me the name list of dependent variables (not include
>the dropped variables). Could you give me some hint?
>
>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>Names of the independent variables that were used in the regression (including
>the constant if you included in the model) are assigned as names of the columns
>of the e(b) and e(V) matrices. You can see them with -matrix list e(b)- or
>-matrix e(V)-.
>
> For use later, you can easily get these column names into either a local or
>global macro via an extended macro function. -help matmacfunc- will show you
>see how this is done--it's the last example in the list of examples at the end
>of the help file. Once in the macro, you can use -tokenize- or -gettoken- to
>get individual names.
>
>Joseph Coveney
>
>
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