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Re: st: Load data using macro


From   Rebecca Pope <rebecca.a.pope@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Load data using macro
Date   Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:14:29 -0500

Did you try compound quotation marks?

use `"`depvar'"'

Regards,
Rebecca

On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 8:57 AM, G. Anderson <ga274@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am able to save files using the name of a variable in a macro (in this
> case my dependent variable
>
> So when I type
>
> save `depvar', replace
>
> it saves a file with the name of the dependent variable as my filename.
>
> Unfortunately when loading data
>
> use `depvar'
> doesn't work. Any ideas how you can load data using names defined by macros?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Gareth
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