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Re: st: excluding variables from varlist


From   Thomas <thomas.triebs@econ.cam.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: excluding variables from varlist
Date   Wed, 24 May 2006 18:52:02 +0100

Thanks!

Phil Schumm wrote:
On May 24, 2006, at 12:35 PM, Phil Schumm wrote:
unab allvars: _all
loc vars_to_exclude "a b c"
foreach var in `:list allvars - vars_to_exclude' {
    ...
}

Better, of course, would be:


unab allvars: _all
unab vars_to_exclude: a b c
foreach var in `:list allvars - vars_to_exclude' {
...
}


so that the list of variables to exclude may be specified as a Stata varlist. That'll teach me to click "Send" without proofreading...


-- Phil

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