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st: Macro format


From   "Thomas Speidel" <thomassp@cancerboard.ab.ca>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Macro format
Date   Fri, 29 Apr 2005 13:00:09 -0600

Dear Statlisters:

I would like to store the number or string 01 to a local macro.
However, typing:
. local month=01
 
will produce:
. disp `month'
1

Other ways I tried include:
. local month="01"
. local `month'="01"

Any suggestions?


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