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RE: st: RE: Macro question


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Macro question
Date   Tue, 15 Mar 2005 15:53:32 -0000

Neat. 

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

Nick Winter
 
> Assuming you can be sure that the varlist is tokenized with 
> single spaces, 
> with no leading or trailing spaces (which should be true if it comes 
> through -syntax-, how about:
> 
>   . local varlist : subinstr local varlist `" "' `"", ""' , all
>   . local varlist `""`varlist'""'
> 
> The first step changes each space into ", "
> the second step adds the leading and trailing quotation marks.

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