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Re: st: loop


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: loop
Date   Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:17:42 +0100

I agree with the spirit of Muhammad's post.

The key points are

1. (Once more) People get a strong signal when they join the list that
they should read the Statalist FAQ before posting. In this case
dimpol7 is failing to give their full name -- an explicit request in
the FAQ -- and also apparently ignoring the advice to look at Stata
documentation before posting.

2. In this particular case, the answer is Yes, and a strong hint is to
look for help and documentation on -forvalues- and -foreach-. Typing

. search forvalues

in Stata will give several pointers.

Nick

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com> wrote:

> I think sending the same message again and again would not give any
> positive response. One question? Have you gone through the FAQs and
> searched the archives of this list? If not, I would recommend
> following a FAQ to do it so you can find some hints before getting
> proper discussions.

> On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 3:19 PM, - <dimpol7@googlemail.com> wrote:

>> is there a way to perform regressions repeatedly, i.e. can I set a
>> loop over a regression and execute it for a number of times? What is
>> the code for that in Stata? Of course the data over which the
>> regression is done will change at every repetition, and I have
>> consecutive IDs on the data, so I want to have an number e.g. i =
>> 1,.....,1000 and for each i the new data is read and the regression is
>> performed on them.
>> Is there a way to do the same loop on the respective graphs?
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