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Re: st: syntax, programming

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: syntax, programming
Date   Mon, 4 Feb 2008 15:06:26 +0000 (GMT)

--- Jochen Späth <> wrote:
> Using STATA's syntax command variables entered by the user of the 
> program are stored as a local macro `varlist'. So, how can I access
> the contents of `varlist' "one by one", i.e. how can I adrress each
> element of  `varlist' separately? - What I do not want is to make use
> of a loop such as foreach... Any ideas?

-tokenize `varlist'- will put the first variable in local `1', the
second in local `2', etc.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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+31 20 5986715

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