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Re: st: Formatting local variables


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Formatting local variables
Date   Thu, 28 Aug 2008 12:00:21 +0530

I meant a local Macro.

if I say

local m=3.123442

how do I say format %6.2f m and get the right result.

Thank you for your time and effort.
Ashim.

On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> --- Ashim Kapoor <ashimkapoor@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I meant a local variable.
>
> In Stata there exists no such thing as a local variable. There are
> macros which can be local or global (described in -help macro-), and
> usually refered to as locals and globals though I assume that their
> full name is local macro and global macro. There are also temporary
> variables, which are described in -help tempvar-.
>
> So I repeat my question, which one do you mean?
>
> -- Maarten
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