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Re: st: simple programming question relating to lists


From   "Richard Boylan" <rtboylan@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: simple programming question relating to lists
Date   Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:21:58 -0600

This works. Thanks!

On Nov 14, 2007 10:06 AM, Philipp Rehm <philipp.rehm@gmx.de> wrote:
> How about this?
>
> sysuse auto, clear
> gen y=rep
> tab y, gen(yf)
> ds yf*
> di "`r(varlist)'"
>
> HTH,
> Philipp
>
>
> Richard Boylan wrote:
> > I have a simple programming question; I am sure it is answered
> > someplace but I couldn't figure out the right keywords to search for
> > it (I tried for a while!)
> >
> > Here is what I would like to do, but STATA does not let me do that.
> >
> >
> > *create dummy variable for variable yf
> > tab y, gen(yf)
> >
> > *  figure out how many dummy variables I have created
> > local ny = r(r)
> >
> > * Here is the step that does not work
> > * I would like to create a list including all the dummy variables I created
> >
> > local vars "yf1-yf``ny' "
> > *
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> >
> *
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