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Re: st: question about ds command


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: question about ds command
Date   Wed, 12 May 2010 15:44:29 -0400

Try e.g.:

clear all
set obs 1
forv x = 1/50 {
g q_`x'_test = 1
}
ds *_test
local a `r(varlist)'
di "`a'"

On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Dr. Bill Westman <bigweb_ddt@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I have a question on the function of ds related to the following:
>
> forvalues x = 1/50 {
> g q_`x'_test = 1
> }
> ds *_test
> ** displays the list of q_1_test - q_50_test perfectly **
> local a = r(varlist)
> disp "`a'"
> ** DOES NOT Contain all variables.  list is truncated after q_25_test q_ **
>
> I'd like to accomplish putting a long list of variables with using "*_" into a local macro (e.g., everything with that has the suffix _test).
>
> Thanks

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