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Re: st: foreach global macro not working with multiple macros


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: foreach global macro not working with multiple macros
Date   Wed, 2 Feb 2011 17:15:20 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Wed, 2/2/11, Nick Mosely wrote:
> I would like to create a for loop using global macros but
> Stata continues to return an error message. 
>
> This code works fine:
> 
> global cash "pocket"
> foreach y of global cash {
> display "`y'"
> }
> 
> The following, code on the other hand, does not:
> 
> global cash "pocket"
> global check "bank"
> foreach y of global cash check {
> display "`y'"
> }

In -foreach- of local / of global you can specify only
one name of a local or global macro. You specified two.

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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