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Re: st: Re: Foreach??


From   "Raphael Fraser" <raphael.fraser@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Foreach??
Date   Mon, 23 Oct 2006 17:14:29 -0500

lol
I think I need to go home. Thanks.

On 10/23/06, Michael Blasnik <michael.blasnik@verizon.net> wrote:
You keep redefining i to be 1 within the loop.  (local i=1).   Initialize i
before the loop and it should work fine

Michael Blasnik

----- Original Message -----
From: "Raphael Fraser" <raphael.fraser@gmail.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 23, 2006 6:00 PM
Subject: st: Foreach??


>I have 12 variables I7-Q7. I would like to run the following code for
> each variable in the varlist and save the result d1, d2,  ..., d12.
> However, it appears that the macro i is not being incremented. Does
> any body know why?
>
> My thought is each time foreach loops over a variable the macro i
> should be incremented.
>
> foreach var of varlist I7-Q7 {
> use edata, clear
> keep if `var' == 1
> bysort id (dov): gen etime = dov - dov[_n-1]
> keep if etime > 14
> drop etime
> local i = 1
> save d`i', replace
> local ++i
> }

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