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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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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’ > } > > 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 “var_1 var_2” > local local_2 “var_3 var_4” > foreach local_variables in ""`local_1’ ` var_2’ { > reg dep_var control_var `local_variables’ > } > > But it does not work because during the loop Stata splits my local into two variables… > 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/

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