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RE: st: RE: Macro questions. (Again).
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of David Kantor
> Sent: 11 August 2004 15:12
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> Subject: Re: st: RE: Macro questions. (Again).
> Amadou wrote:
> At 08:27 AM 8/11/2004 -0400, you wrote:
> >When I talk about working inside macros, I am thinking of something
> >like this:
> >I know that one can increment a macro by doing: local myvars
> "`myvars' var1"
> >But why can't we REMOVE var1 from the macro myvars?
> >Something like (it's just an example, but maybe you have
> another syntax):
> >local myvars "`myvars' , -var1"
> >(where -var1 is intented to tell Stata to remove var1 from myvars).
> You should check -help macrolists-, in particular, you would want...
> local toremove "var1"
> local myvars: list myvars - toremove
> to do what you meant by...
> local myvars "`myvars' , -var1"
> You could also use a separate name, if you prefer:
> local mynewvars: list myvars - toremove
> But do see -help macrolists- for a large set of macro list operations.
> I hope this helps.
> -- David
> David Kantor
> Institute for Policy Studies
> Johns Hopkins University
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