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st: RE: excluding variables from varlist


From   "Alex Ogan" <aogan@ArrowstreetCapital.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: excluding variables from varlist
Date   Wed, 24 May 2006 13:04:37 -0400

There's likely a better way, but I often do this:

foreach each var of varlist _all {
	if "`var'" == "a" continue
	if "`var'" == "b" continue

	<whatever>
}

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Thomas
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:59 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: excluding variables from varlist

Hi,

using the foreach command I would like to exclude certain variables,
e.g:
"foreach var of varlist _all [/excluding a, b, c/]".

Is that possible and if so how?

Thanks,

Thomas

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