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Re: st: AW: compare files, vars only


From   Johannes Geyer <JGeyer@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: compare files, vars only
Date   Thu, 19 Feb 2009 18:13:17 +0100

Eva wrote:

> the limit (244) only hits you in an expression. As long as you avoid
> the equal sign, you should be fine.
> See this example:

Right, thanks for that hint! I displayed the variable list by -dis 
r(varlist)- and thought that would be the content of the macro...which is 
wrong.

Johannes




> ***************************************
> clear
> forvalues x=1/250 {
>    gen var`x' = .
> }
> save test
> 
> clear
> qui des using test, varlist
> loc first `r(varlist)'
> local second = r(varlist)
> 
> local n : length local first
> local m : length local second
> di "No equal sign: `n'   With equal sign: `m'"
> *****************************************
> 
> Eva
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