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RE: st: variables into a macro


From   "Wallace, John" <John_Wallace@affymetrix.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: variables into a macro
Date   Fri, 2 Nov 2007 16:26:34 -0700

Exactly, Philip.  Thanks very much.  It seemed like too useful an idea
for there not to be an approach.

-JW

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Philipp Rehm
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 4:22 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: variables into a macro

ds _all
di "`r(varlist)'"

But you may want to select variables into a macro, based on the patterns

of their name (or other characteristics). Again, -ds- is very helpful
here.

Hope that helps,
Philipp

Wallace, John wrote:
> Dear Statalisters
> 
> I'd like to write a routine for a do-file that loads all the variable
> names in the current dataset into a macro for further manipulation
> (selection of subsets based on patterns in their names).  Maybe its
just
> late in the week, but I can't think of a way to do so.  Is this a
silly
> thing to do?
> 
> 


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