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st: How do I use a local within a global?


From   Christian Lehmann <christianlehmann0@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: How do I use a local within a global?
Date   Thu, 5 May 2011 13:41:58 +0300

Dear Stata Users,

How do I use a local within a global?

Take the following example. I want to use the local z to call the global a_b

global a_b="Thank you Stata Users"
local z="b"
di "$a_`z'"

Stata would display "b" instead of the desired result  "Thank you Stata Users".

Thank you!

Chris
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