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RE: st: est table --- problem with keep(list_of_variables)
I haven't come across this, but one standard device is
to use -unab- to "unabbreviate" compact varlists. Another
is to use -ds-. In other words there is a preprocessing
step something like
unab myvars : <whatever>
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Michael S.
> Sent: 02 August 2004 16:08
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> Subject: Re: st: est table --- problem with keep(list_of_variables)
> On Aug 1, 2004, at 11:45 PM, Fredrik Wallenberg wrote:
> > I used to be able to specify the variables I wanted to include using
> > keep() with a list of variables. I have working examples (well, they
> > used to work) of lists that include Abbreviated variable names (Var1
> > instead of Var1_has_this_name), Range of names (var3-var8) and
> > Wildcards (HHvar*).
> > None of these options work in -estout- anymore, nor do they work in
> > -estimates table-. I wish I could prove that this used to work, but
> > don't have an old installation of Stata on which to do it.
> I know that
> > "bugs" usually are user errors, but I have reason to suspect that
> > there is something else going on here.
> > Thoughs/Suggestions?
> No suggestions, I'm afraid, but I too have noticed that
> the -drop- and
> -keep- options of -est table- do not allow wildcards, ranges, etc. I
> too would appreciate ways to get around this limitation.
> -- Mike
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