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Re: st: getting a list into a macro


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@stata.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: getting a list into a macro
Date   Fri, 26 Sep 2008 14:49:32 -0500

forval i = 1/`=_N' {
	local richslongmacro `richslongmacro' `=myvar[`i']'
}

I assume no embedded spaces within values: signal if otherwise.

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Richard Goldstein wrote:

I have a string variable that is 6 characters long -- about 100 observations

I want to get each value into one long macro with spaces between each value -- how can I do that?
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