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Re: st: SMCL {stata args[:txt]}


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: SMCL {stata args[:txt]}
Date   Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:45:52 -0400

K D Nash <kdn_tx@suddenlink.net>:

clear all
prog lime
 li m* in `0'
 end
prog lime2
 li m* if make=="`0'"
 end
sysuse auto
forvalues n=1/5 {
loc vn=make[`n']
dis _col(10)"{stata lime `n':`vn'}"
}
forvalues n=1/5 {
loc vn=make[`n']
dis _col(10)"{stata lime2 `vn':`vn'}"
}


On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 4:26 PM, K D Nash <kdn_tx@suddenlink.net> wrote:
> I have a stata program that lists identification (ID) numbers for
> individuals as output such as:
>
> .list guys
>
>    30382960
>   112339480
>   134302176
>   138380064
>   138405264
>   140426064
>   142468640
>   148400608
>   163325504
>   181440336
>   186361696
>
> The user of this program wants to be able to click on an ID number which
> will then provide further information about the individual selected.  The
> following is part of my program statements:
>
> .......
> forvalues n=1/`k'{
> loc vn=guys[`n']
> dis _col(10)"{stata smcprog:`vn'}"
> }
> .......
>
> where `k' is a count of the number ID numbers listed and guys[`n'] is the ID
> of a guy in the dataset.  This SMCL statement solves the problem of turning
> the list of ID numbers into "clickable links".
>
> The problem I am having is the following.  How do I get the program,
> smcprog.ado, to recognize 30382960 as the ID number that is clicked?  When
> the user clicks an ID, I want the program smcprog.ado to go get a stata
> dataset that includes many ID numbers but then use only the data for the ID
> that was clicked to carry out other tasks.
>
> Or, is there a better way to accomplish what I want to do.  The listing of
> the ID output has to be clickable links

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