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re: st: A problem regarding local macro

From   Christopher Baum <>
To   "" <>
Subject   re: st: A problem regarding local macro
Date   Sun, 14 Aug 2011 10:24:35 -0400

I am using variables defined outside a do file to be used inside the
code of do file. Following is the code:

	cd "D:\dofiles"
	do `under'
	cd "D:\dofiles"
	do `under'
	cd "D:/dofiles"
	do `under'
	local name = lower(`under')
	save `name'merged

but the argument that is passed to do file is null.
What could be wrong in it ?

Show us the code of one of the do-files that is called here (such as The contents of the macro should be referenced by `1' therein, as 
you have passed one argument to the do-file.


Kit Baum   |   Boston College Economics & DIW Berlin   |
                              An Introduction to Stata Programming  |
   An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata  |

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