> In fact
> local names : colnames e(b)
> also works. You just need to ignore
> the _cons.
Indeed it does. But note well one strange thing about e(b) and e(V):
you cannot refer to elements of them without first copying them to a
new matrix. That is not an issue here, but if you're trying to do
something like pull out all but the last element, you have to do it on
a copy of the matrix.