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st: RE: Extended Function Macro's in Foreach: `: variable label `v''wrong?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Extended Function Macro's in Foreach: `: variable label `v''wrong?
Date   Mon, 16 May 2005 11:34:57 +0100

The space betweeen ` and : makes this illegal. 

graph box `v' , title("`: variable label `v''")

should work. 

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

Orion Whitaker
 
> I would like to label plots with the variables -label- using extended
> functions in a 'foreach' loop.
> 
> Somehow this code does not give a title to the graph:
> 
>    foreach v of varlist age {
>       display "`v'"
>       graph box `v' , title(" ` : variable label `v' ' ")
>       //  that's  dq lsq : variable label rlq v rsq rsq dq
>       // as in dq: double quote   lsq:  left single quote 
>       } 
> 
> I'm perplexed as I tried to 'mirror' code that worked for 'display',
> namely
>    display " `var' "  _col(20)  "`" type `var''"

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