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Re: st: foreach loop over all variables


From   Benjamin Volland <volland@econ.mpg.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: foreach loop over all variables
Date   Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:34:09 +0100

the following worked for me:
foreach var of varlist * {
	....
	}

Best,
Benjamin Volland

On 23/02/2012 10:31, Seliger Florian wrote:
Dear Statalist,

Maybe that's a silly question, but Google didn't give any answers:

I want to create a loop with foreach over ALL variables in a dataset,

foreach ALL VARIABLES {
...
}

It is not possible to write

foreach var1-var100

because the number and names of the variables vary from dataset to dataset and the do-file has to work for any dataset without making any changes.


Thanks a lot.


Best wishes,


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