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RE: st: How to identify a string as a variable?


From   "kantor.d@att.net" <kantor.d@att.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: How to identify a string as a variable?
Date   Tue, 9 Oct 2012 20:23:38 -0700 (PDT)

Thi might get you started.

local a = "p" + "rice" + "[1]"
disp `a'
 
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---Original Message---
From: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Sent: 10/9/2012 10:11 pm
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: How to identify a string as a variable?

Hello,
I need help!

I'm looking for the way to identify a text string as a variable.

Here is an example.
.clear
.sysuse auto
. di price[1]
4099
. di ("p"+"rice"+"[1]")
price[1]

On the last command, I need "4099", not "price[1]".
Is there any string function to identify a string as a variable's name?
Thank you for your help!

Nobu

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