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Re: st: string question


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: string question
Date   Tue, 7 Jun 2011 09:37:07 +0100

. di _dup(5) "frog"
frogfrogfrogfrogfrog

. local fivefrogs : di _dup(5) "frog"

. di "`fivefrogs'"
frogfrogfrogfrogfrog

Nick

On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 9:22 AM, Thomas <thomas.triebs@cantab.net> wrote:

> I need to define macros with a few words that are repeated many times like:
>
> global macro a ..... b .....
>
> Is there any string function that allows to to repeat a word x times?
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