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st: foreach loop over all variables

From   "Seliger Florian" <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   st: foreach loop over all variables
Date   Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:31:35 +0000

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,


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,

Florian Seliger
ETH Zurich
KOF Swiss Economic Institute
Weinbergstrasse 35
8092 Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 632 37 17 phone
+41 44 632 12 18 fax 

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