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st: Re: question about ds command


From   "Dr. Bill Westman" <bigweb_ddt@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: question about ds command
Date   Wed, 12 May 2010 13:43:58 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Nick and Austin.  Both solutions seem to work very identically.  I stuck with the unab command.

I didn't realize it was the = sign causing the problem, so if this was too much of a rehashing forgive me.

Bill

--- On Wed, 5/12/10, Dr. Bill Westman <bigweb_ddt@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Dr. Bill Westman <bigweb_ddt@yahoo.com>
> Subject: question about ds command
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 2:38 PM
> 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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