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Re: st: macro concat


From   Keith Dear <keith.dear@anu.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: macro concat
Date   Sat, 24 May 2008 20:20:27 +1000

No, that doesn't work:
. loc M1 hello
. loc M2 goodbye
. loc a \`M1'
. loc b \`M2'
. loc c `a' `b'
. mac list
_c:             hello goodbye
_b:             `M2'
_a:             `M1'
_M2:            goodbye
_M1:            hello

But I want:
_c:             `M1' `M2'

Keith



At 08:03 PM 24/05/2008, you wrote:
--- Keith Dear <keith.dear@anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Two related questions (or one qn and one wish):
>
> How can I concatenate local macros if their contents are themselves
> quoted macro names?
>
> loc a \`M1'           // macro a contains `M1'
> loc b \`M2'
> loc c:list a+b                // but there is no + operator

what about loc c `a' `b' ?

-- Maarten

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