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Re: st: Real number vs number in variable


From   Fernando Rios Avila <f.rios.a@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Real number vs number in variable
Date   Fri, 24 Aug 2012 17:14:17 -0400

You forgot that nmbr is also a local

> summarize grpa_jumpnmbr
> local nmbr = r(N)
> forvalues i = 1/18 {
>     display `i'
> }
>
> summarize grpa_jumpnmbr
> local nmbr = r(N)
> forvalues i = 1/`nmbr' {
>     display `i'
> }
>

On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 5:10 PM, Morrison Hodges <hodge002@umn.edu> wrote:
> This is simple, I'm sure, but I can't figure out the answer.
>
> summarize grpa_jumpnmbr
> local nmbr = r(N)
> forvalues i = 1/18 {
>     display `i'
> }
>
> summarize grpa_jumpnmbr
> local nmbr = r(N)
> forvalues i = 1/nmbr {
>     display `i'
> }
>
> The first code works, but the second doesn't. I would be grateful if someone
> would explain why not.
>
> Thanks, Morry Hodges
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