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Re: st: Attaching a set of local macros to a dataset


From   Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Attaching a set of local macros to a dataset
Date   Mon, 5 Nov 2012 13:34:32 +0100

Dear Marteen,
Many thanks. I am shocked I didn't think checking the extended macro
lists functions.
My first time using char command ... You saved me a lot of time and efforts.
I wish you all a good day.
Bachir.

2012/11/5, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Amadou DIALLO wrote:
>> I thought of char:
>> char _dta[one] `macro1'
>> but in the created pr file, I can't find a way to put back the
>> contents of the char into a local macro. The command:
>> loc macro1 `_dta[one]
>> is not working.
>
> *------------- begin example ---------------
> sysuse auto
> // add the characteristics
> char _dta[foo] "hello world"
>
> // save the file
> tempfile temp
> save `temp'
>
> // load the file
> use `temp'
>
> // put the characteristic in local macro bar
> local bar : char _dta[foo]
>
> // display the content of local macro bar
> di "`bar'"
> *-------------- end example ----------------
> (For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
>  http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
>
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