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From   Friedrich Huebler <huebler@rocketmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: leftist strings
Date   Wed, 9 Feb 2005 07:34:07 -0800 (PST)

--- Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu> wrote:
> A number of the 'macro extended functions' are exceedingly handy 
> creatures. [...] There does not seem to be one that will extract
> the format of a variable, strangely enough!

Kit,

There is such a function, unless you meant something else.

  {local | global} macname :  format varname

  format varname
  returns the display format associated with varname.

Friedrich



		
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