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Re: st: Macro parsing question.


From   Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Macro parsing question.
Date   Thu, 14 Feb 2013 10:44:58 +0100

Also, when I do it in the command line, I obtain what I want:

. if "a" == "a" loc d %

. else loc d Value

. di "`d'"
%


2013/2/14, Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I spent the night programming some stuffs but cannot understand why I
> don't obtain the expected results. I was expecting "%" but got
> "Value". What am I doing wrong?
>
> 	noi se tr on
> 	loc list1 a
> 	loc list2 a b c
> 	loc d
> 	foreach j of loc list1 {
> 	   foreach k of loc list2 {
> 	      if "`j'" == "`k'" loc d %
> 	      else loc d Value
> 	   } // foreach k
>                 }
> 	di "`d'"
> 	
>
>
> --
> Amadou B. DIALLO, PhD.
> Senior Economist, AfDB.
> a.b.diallo@afdb.org
> +21671101789
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Amadou B. DIALLO, PhD.
Senior Economist, AfDB.
a.b.diallo@afdb.org
+21671101789
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