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RE: st: How to prevent truncated string in macro expression
Thanks Austin, this works. I should have spotted that in the extended
functions. - Pat G.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Austin
Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: st: How to prevent truncated string in macro expression
. local temp4 : subinstr loc varlist " " ",", all
see -help extended_fcn- for details.
On 7/11/06, Grealy, Patrick J <Patrick.J.Grealy@uth.tmc.edu> wrote:
> I am having trouble with the limit for string lengths in expressions
> have not been able to find the solution. I'm sure I've seen it
> and suspect it involves using the colon(:) instead of equals(=)
> Here's the relevant section of code from my .ado file for a program
> that, among other things, attempts to count the number of missings for
> any of the input variables:
> local temp4=subinstr("`varlist'"," ",",",.)
> quietly count if missing(`temp4') & `touse'
>>>>>>>>> snip-snip <<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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