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Re: st: looping over parallel lists - is there a alternative to "for"?


From   "Svend Juul" <SJ@SOCI.AU.DK>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: looping over parallel lists - is there a alternative to "for"?
Date   Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:14:55 +0100

Nick pointed to a solution to the parallel list problem, and I think we
must accept that most of us have a good chance to live longer than
-for-.

But wouldn't it be nice if -foreach- could:

   foreach A of varlist c1-c10 \ B of numlist 4/2 7/1 {
      do something with `A' and `B'
   }

Svend

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