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Re: st: Differencing a varlist

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Differencing a varlist
Date   Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:11:08 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Tue, 10/8/10, Dani Tilley wrote:
> I'm writing a command that will expect a regressand and
> possibly several regressors. At the beginning of the command,
> I do this to separate the regressand from the regressors: 
> token `varlist'
> local lefths `1'
> mac shift
> local righths `*'

This may not be an answer to your question, but I usually do 
that operation in one line:

gettoken y x : varlist

(I like y and x for lefths and righths, but I guess that is
my personal aversion against typing...)

Hope this helps,

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


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