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RE: st: RE: "looping" within a command


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: "looping" within a command
Date   Wed, 13 Oct 2004 17:01:21 +0100

[U] 21.3.4. 

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

Devra Golbe
> 
> Thanks Nick-- this solves my problem very neatly.  While 
> trace lets me 
> confirm that the `j++' notation increments by 1 from 217, 
> just as it ought, 
> I don't understand the syntax.  Can you point me to the 
> section of the 
> manuals where I can read up on this?
> 
> Devra
> 
> At 10:11 AM 10/13/2004, you wrote:
> >I take it from this that you always have a -name- and -id-
> >variable: what differs are the number of -a*-.
> >
> >If you know N in advance you could build up your -infix-
> >call like this:
> >
> >local N = <whatever>
> >local call "str name 124-143 str id 144-152"
> >local j = 217
> >forval i = 1/`N' {
> >         local call "`call' str a`i' `j++'"
> >}
> >
> >then
> >
> >infix `call' using rawdata.txt

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