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Re: st: Extended Function Macro's in Foreach: `:variable label `v"wrong?

From   "Svend Juul" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   Re: st: Extended Function Macro's in Foreach: `:variable label `v"wrong?
Date   Sun, 15 May 2005 23:21:49 +0200

Orion Whitaker had a problem getting the variable label
as a graph title.
I didn't quite understand Orion's syntax, but this one works:

sysuse auto , clear
foreach v of varlist mpg {
  local lbl : variable label mpg
  graph box `v' , title(" `lbl' ")

In Orion's display example there was an uneven number of 
double quotes, so that could hardly have worked.



Svend Juul
Institut for Folkesundhed, Afdeling for Epidemiologi
(Institute of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology)
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DK-8000 Aarhus C,  Denmark 
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