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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") >>> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> >> > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > -- Amadou B. DIALLO, PhD. Senior Economist, AfDB. a.b.diallo@afdb.org +21671101789 * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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