Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down at the end of May, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: A loop for each couple of variables (instead of for each variable)


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: A loop for each couple of variables (instead of for each variable)
Date   Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:11:47 +0100

I don't know what # and & are doing here.

You can do this:

foreach x in "a b" "c d" "e f" {

      <stuff> `x'

}

If this is not what you want, you may need to repost a much clearer question.

Nick

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Fabien Bertho
<fabien.bertho@sciences-po.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I created a loop in order to estimate various specifications of my model
>
> foreach variables in ""var_1 var_2 {
> reg dep_var control_var `variables&#8217;
> }
>
> Now, I would like to run this loop not for two variables but for two locals that comprises two variables. I tried the following code.
>
> local local_1 &#8220;var_1 var_2&#8221;
> local local_2 &#8220;var_3 var_4&#8221;
> foreach local_variables in ""`local_1&#8217; ` var_2&#8217; {
> reg dep_var control_var `local_variables&#8217;
> }
>
> But it does not work because during the loop Stata splits my local into two variables&#8230;
> Do you think that it is possible to estimate a loop for each couple of variables instead of for each variable? How can I do this?
>
*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index