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Re: st: using variable list instead of listing all variables?


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: using variable list instead of listing all variables?
Date   Mon, 16 Jan 2006 18:41:47 -0000 (GMT)

Shuaizhang Feng wrote:

> I have a simple question.  In a regression command
> like "reg", if I do not want to list all the variables
> but just use an abbreviation, how should I do it. For
> example,
>
> reg a b1 b2 b3 c
>
> can I do something like reg a all_b_s c

Use -local- macros. For example:

. local myvars "b1 b2 b3"
. reg a 'myvars' c

For more, see -whelp macros-. Hope that helps.

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