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Re: st: Executing a string representation of a command


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Executing a string representation of a command
Date   Mon, 17 Nov 2008 15:41:15 +0000 (GMT)

--- "E. Paul Wileyto" <epw@mail.med.upenn.edu> wrote:
> Suppose I've done some programming that creates a macro containing a 
> string representation of a command.  For example:
> 
> . ma list vL
> vL:             label var EMOID_OA_CR_plac "Emotion ID, Overall
> Correct 
> Response Count, On Placebo."
> 
> How do I now execute that string in a macro as if I had type it in,
> or had written it explicitly as part of a do-file?

What about this:
local use "sysuse auto, clear"
`use'

-- Maarten


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