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Re: st: RE: Re: about macro's double quotes


From   "G. Dai" <dgecon@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Re: about macro's double quotes
Date   Tue, 9 Mar 2010 13:35:09 -0800

Oh, I see. I almost spent 4 hours to figure it our and nearly to be
frustrated...
thanks, Nick!

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:

> You need to
>
> . set varabbrev off
>
> for this to work.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> G. Dai
>
> sorry, I was always reminded that
>   r5pnhm already defined
>   r(110);
> the previous is a typo.
>
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:19 AM, G. Dai <dgecon@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I'm a first time  user of macros. As you can see from below, I want to
> > generate a  new var r`i'pnhm when x=md.  After execute the do file, it
> > runs smoothly for x=md. After that, however, I was always reminded by
> STATA
> > that
> >                r5pnhm5y already defined
> >                r(110);
> > so what's wrong with the following program. BTW,I'm little bit
> confused by
> > the macro
> > quotes, can anyone say tips?
> >
> > global set "md mom dad";
> > foreach x in $set {;
> > forvalues i=5/8{;
> > gen r`i'pnhm=. if "`x'"=="md";
> > replace r`i'pnhm=int(10*r`i'pnhm5y)/10 if "`x'"=="md";
> > ....
> > };
> >
>
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