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Re: st: Macro parsing question.


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   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")
>>>>
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