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Re: st: macval() and passing text as is


From   "Ben Jann" <ben.jann@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: macval() and passing text as is
Date   Sun, 1 Jun 2008 22:35:32 +0200

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 8:58 PM, Salah Mahmud <salah.mahmud@gmail.com> wrote:
> If I understood you correctly, there is nothing that could be done
> from within an ado module to overcome the problem. So it would be up
> to the user of the ado to pass any $-containing arguments within a
> macval() call.

... or use the "\" macro exapansion escape character. Example:

 . myprog, option(blah\$blah)

would preserve the $ (provided that macval() is used throughout in -myprog-).

ben
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