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Re: st: Macro escape inside a macro


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   "<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Macro escape inside a macro
Date   Tue, 28 Sep 2010 13:56:04 +0000

<>

See:  http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/lang/backslash.html

****!
local one string

local two "`one'"
di "`two'"
di "\`two'"
****!


- Eric
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On Sep 28, 2010, at 8:47 AM, Aleksander Rutkowski wrote:

> displays empty string?
> 
> How can I escape macro (i.e. prevent macro substitution) inside
> another macro (i.e. when defining another macro)?
> 
> Aleksander Rutkowski
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