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Re: st: Get actual file name


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Get actual file name
Date   Tue, 5 Jul 2011 11:45:42 +0200

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Renger van Nieuwkoop  wrote:
> I now have the following in all my do-files where the first line changes accordingly (OBSAN_Data is in this case the name of the do-file):
>
>      local filename .\temp\OBSAN_Data
>      include open.do
>
> in open.do I have among lots of other stuff that is used for every do-file I write, the following line:
>
>      log using `filename', replace text
>
> I just want to get rid of the necessity to write the first line where I define the macro filename.

You cannot.

Sorry,
Maarten

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Universitaet Tuebingen
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Germany


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