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Re: st: combining local macros


From   r.a.nobel@umail.leidenuniv.nl
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: combining local macros
Date   Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:47:11 +0200

Clear, thank you very much !

Quoting Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:

> It's doable. I think you just need to crunch through the possibilities.
>
> foreach y of local b {
>       foreach x of local a {
>                local xy `xy' `x'`y'
>       }
> }
>
> At first sight this may seem like something that should be provided
> explicitly. (If it is, my ignorance or poor memory is revealed.)
> Trouble is, it is easy to think of dozens of such little things that
> -- when you need them -- strike you in the same way. So, better to
> think that a little work with more general tools gets you there
> without too much strain.
>
> Nick
>
> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:47 PM,  <r.a.nobel@umail.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > Could someone help me out with the following:
> > suppose you have
> >
> > local a x y z
> > local b 1 2
> >
> > and want to create a new local macro from a and b looking like:
> > x1 y1 z1 x2 y2 z2
> >
> > Is this possible?
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