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Re: st: local vs. scalar


From   Michael Norman Mitchell <Michael.Norman.Mitchell@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: local vs. scalar
Date   Mon, 08 Mar 2010 21:28:42 -0800

Dear Raphael

I think you will find the best information in [P] scalar (in Stata 11, see -help scalar- and then click on [P] scalar). It discusses with great clarity the difference between local macros and scalar variable. I would also recommend Stata tip 31 at

http://www.stata-journal.com/sjpdf.html?articlenum=dm0021

I hope that is useful.

Michael N. Mitchell
See the Stata tidbit of the week at...
http://www.MichaelNormanMitchell.com

On 2010-03-08 9.00 PM, Raphael Fraser wrote:
What are the major differences between local and scalar?


Raphael
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