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st: AW: RE: Number of a subset of variables in local


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: AW: RE: Number of a subset of variables in local
Date   Thu, 19 Aug 2010 15:31:45 +0200

<> 


Sorry for reopening this thread, but my solution has the added advantage
that it dispels the myth that -desc- is not capable of leaving behind a
subset of variables provided by the user. You want to trade off this benefit
against the additional line :-)



HTH
Martin


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Thanks to Martin and Antoine, that was quick. 
Both solutions work fine (Antoine's is two lines though). 
Thread closed. Sven

Two line solution:
 unab myvars : name*
 local mycount=wordcount("`myvars'")

Three line solution:
 d name*, varlist
 local myvars=r(varlist)
 local mycount: list sizeof myvars




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