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Re: st: looping through data files in do-file


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: looping through data files in do-file
Date   Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:18:15 +0100 (BST)

--- On Thu, 21/10/10, Broudy, David, DOH wrote:
> I'm trying to create a do file that will open a monthly
> data file, run a couple of commands to create a variable,
> select and keep records, save a new file and go to the
> next month.  I'm having trouble building the string with
> the path and file names.
<snip>
> use " "$filepath""CPT_""`month'""_2009"".dta" ",clear

try:
use "${filepath}CPT_`month'_2009.dta", clear

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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