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st: Re: variable names from another dataset


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: variable names from another dataset
Date   Fri, 30 Mar 2007 14:10:00 -0400

Sure-

de using otherfile, varlist
local othervars "`r(varlist)'"

Michael Blasnik

----- Original Message ----- From: "David Kantor" <kantor.d@att.net>
To: "Statalist" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 1:51 PM
Subject: st: variable names from another dataset



Does anyone know, is it possible to get the variable names of another dataset without loading it?

Presently, I do this...
use otherfile
unab othervars : *

use mymainfile
[ code referencing othervars ]
...

But can I avoid -use-ing otherfile?
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