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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Macro parsing question. |

Date |
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:10:17 +0000 |

I am pleased that you seem to have worked this out. You may want to look at the stuff under -help macrolists-. Nick On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM, Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com> wrote: > 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/

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