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Re: st: Macro parsing question.


From   Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Macro parsing question.
Date   Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:54:31 -0500

Got it.

On 2/14/2013 1:27 PM, Nick Cox wrote:
That line of code which I wrote earlier  is what Amadou's earlier
example boils down to.

It is not a suggestion for what Amadou should use, and cannot be, because

1. Amadou has implied that he does not want that result.

2. I don't know what Amadou really wants to do. He hasn't described
the problem he wants to solve.

Nick

On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 6:15 PM, Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net> wrote:


On 2/14/2013 4:55 AM, Nick Cox wrote:

Should be

local d = cond("a" == "c", "%", "Value")


Note the condition is never true. Maybe you mean:

  local d = cond("`k'"=="a", "%","Value")

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