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Re: st: Macro parsing question.


From   Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Macro parsing question.
Date   Thu, 14 Feb 2013 20:00:43 +0100

Jeph, Nick,
You are alright, I indeed didn't know what I was doing. This shows why
sleeping is indeed important :-).
The good code is:

loc list1 a
loc list2 a b c
foreach i of loc list1 {
foreach k of loc list2 {
  if "`k'" == "`i'" local d = cond("`k'" == "`i'", "%", "Value")
}
}
di "`d'"



thx

2013/2/14, Jeph Herrin <stata@spandrel.net>:
> 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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