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"Nirina F" <fstata@gmail.com> |

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Re: Re: st: a little bit of Stata programming.... |

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Thu, 20 Sep 2007 04:24:59 -0400 |

Thanks a lot for pointing it out Nick. It helped. Nothing to report to Statacorp. Forgive my slow learning of Stata still on a steep curve ( I could just not figure out of the list of extended function that "list" was the command to use. ) Nirina On 9/19/07, n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote: > First, I assume that that "until" is not to be taken > literally and that all your globals contain lists > of variable names (which don't need expansion). > > Then what you want is I think > > foreach i of local out { > local x : list xvars - i > reg `i' `x' > } > > Note incidentally that, although it was not part > of your question, > > foreach i in out > > is quite wrong for what you want. > > Both this point and the answer to your question are > spelled out in the help, so perhaps you should indicate > to StataCorp what is unclear in their documentation. > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > > Nirina F > > I tried to see but still couldn't figure out. > so you mean there is an option command for me to tell xvars to not > include i ? > > Austin Nichols > > > see -help macrolists- (linked from -help extended_fcn- which is linked > > from -help macro-). > > Nirina F > > > > I have: > > > > > > global x "x1 until x8" > > > global y "y1 until y15" > > > global z "z1 until z3" > > > global w "w1 until w24" > > > global k "k1 until k9" > > > > > > local xvars "$x $y $z $w $k" > > > local out "x1 y1 z1 w1 k1 x7 y13 z3 k4 w20" > > > > > > I would like to do > > > > > > foreach i in out { > > > reg `i' `xvars' > > > } > > > > > > but now I would have depedent variable collinear with one of control > > > variable. So how could I run the reg but telling my controls `xvars' > > > to not include what is taken by `i' ? > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**Re: Re: st: a little bit of Stata programming....***From:*n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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