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Re: st: RE: Macro problem.


From   adiallo5@worldbank.org
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Macro problem.
Date   Tue, 7 Sep 2004 14:31:43 -0400

Sometimes, the structure of my programming requires
global instead of local.
Best regards.



                                                                                                                                               
                      "Nick Cox"                                                                                                               
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See help on macrolists for `: list uniq'.

I know you work at the World Bank, but
I think the trend to keep these things
in locals, not globals. Different point,
however.



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

adiallo5@worldbank.org

> I have the following macro problem.
> In my macro, some variable are repeated
> twice or more, and when trying to reshape, I can't.
> It looks like:
>
> global myvars " v1 v2 v3 v4 v5 v1 v6 v4 ......v7 v3"
>
> So, I have to make sure that I have the variable only
> one time. But sometime, I have hundreds of variables
> when reshaping large datasets. And I can't figure
> visually which are reapeated.
> How to eliminate the doubles?

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