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RE: st: AW: local vs. global macro MATA

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   RE: st: AW: local vs. global macro MATA
Date   Fri, 7 May 2010 20:05:26 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Fri, 7/5/10, sun samn <> wrote:
> I need
> to input some values of variables into Mata from outside. I
> just wanna know which way is better-either in local macro or
> global one?

The answer is neither, as Nick told you:

If you want to get data from a variable from Stata 
into Mata, look at -help st_data()- and -help st_view()-.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen


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