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Re: st: foreach bug


From   Ada Ma <heu034@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: foreach bug
Date   Tue, 12 Oct 2010 21:28:20 +0100

Please ignore my email.  My mistake in codes spotted.
Apologies to all concerned.
Ada

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 9:15 PM, Ada Ma <heu034@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi Statalist,
>
> I have found a bug in the -foreach- command.  It wasn't there in
> version 10.  The problem is that for the last element of the loop, the
> actions within the braces are repeated twice.  For example when I run
> these commands:
>
> clear
> foreach area in ayrshire_arran borders dumfgall fife {
> append using "$pathout/listsize_200708_`area'"
> erase  "$pathout/listsize_200708_`area'.dta"
> }
> save "$pathout/listsize_200708", replace
>
>
> In the <<listsize_200708.dta>> file I will find two copies of every
> line of data that is within <<listsize_200708_fife.dta>>.  It would be
> great if it can be fixed.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Ada Ma
>
>
> --
> Ada Ma
> Research Fellow
> Health Economics Research Unit
> University of Aberdeen, UK.
> http://www.abdn.ac.uk/heru/
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Ada Ma
Research Fellow
Health Economics Research Unit
University of Aberdeen, UK.
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/heru/
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 555189
Fax: +44 (0) 1224 550926

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