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Re: st: problem with -el- matrix function


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: problem with -el- matrix function
Date   Sat, 5 Aug 2006 08:18:24 +0100 (BST)

--- Zurab Sajaia <zsajaia@hotmail.com> wrote:
> writing local a=el(e(b),1,1) does not work, although matrix
> A=el(e(b),1,1) does. 

Zurab:
Several ways to make this work exist:
tempname a
scalar `a' = el(e(b),1,1)

or:
local a = _b[whatever the name of the first variable is]

or:
local vars: colnames(e(b))
tokenize `vars'
local a = _b[`1']

And I am sure others can think of even more elegant solutions.

HTH,
Maarten

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