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Re: st: How do I repeat the exact same command x times


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How do I repeat the exact same command x times
Date   Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:45:53 +0200

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Stig Lønberg Nielsen wrote:
> I have x lines of commands that I wish to run several times - let us say 15 times. How do I do this without having to type the commands 15 times? I'm familiar with "forvalues loops" but this doesn't seem to solve my problem.

It works for me:

forvalues i = 1/15 {
    di "foo"
}

The trick is that you don't need to use local macro `i' that changes
across itterations.

-- Maarten

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