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RE: st: RE: converting macros into variables


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: converting macros into variables
Date   Fri, 13 Feb 2009 19:36:15 -0000

Good point. 

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

Martin Weiss

-statsby- seems like a safe bet as a way forward for Luhang...

Luhang Wang
>
> The circumstance is that my statistics are based on summaries of
> different sub-samples and I store them in macros along the way. The
> final product I want is a table showing all the statistics I
> construct, thus I just want to convert the macros I've kept into
> numeric variables.
> I know -collapse- provides a way of going from observations to
> statistics, but it doesn't seem to be more efficient, or at least
> feels less intuitive to me, when I need to work across sub-samples.

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