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st: RE: extracting the variable name from e(wtype) container after regrress


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: extracting the variable name from e(wtype) container after regrress
Date   Thu, 10 Nov 2005 18:50:30 -0000

Your title says e(wtype), your post says e(wexp). 

Try 

tokenize "`e(wexp)'", parse("=") 
local wexp "`2'"

_or_ 

 local wexp "`: word 2 of `e(wexp)''"

and then 

di "`wexp'"

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

Wolfgang Langer
 
> I have written a small program to calculate the 
> goodness-of-fit-chi2-test after estimating a WLS -regression 
> modell for 
> tabulated data (GSK-approach). How can I extract the varname from the 
> e(wexp) container to use it in my program?  Typing "dis  
> e(wexp)" I get 
> only the  expression "=var name of  weighting variable" but  not the  
> varnme itself. I need this to formulate my program gofchi2 
> mor generally.

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