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Re: st: RE: excluding variables from varlist

From   "David Elliott" <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: excluding variables from varlist
Date   Fri, 26 May 2006 10:35:55 -0300

If there was a large number of variables one could also use an: if
inlist("`var'","a","b"...up to 10 varnames) and this could be repeated
with an or.

I am assuming one would use this to cycle through all categorical
variables excluding the measure variables or vice versa.


On 5/24/06, Alex Ogan <> wrote:
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


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Thomas
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 12:59 PM
Subject: st: excluding variables from varlist


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

Is that possible and if so how?



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