## RE: st: RE: Forvalues Problem

Raph,

Try:

foreach i of numlist 3 7 8 10/30 35 37 80/100 { gen byte d`i' = strmatch(diag,"*D`i'*") }

Tom

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> -----Original Message----- > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of > Raphael Fraser > Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 5:19 PM > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > Subject: Re: st: RE: Forvalues Problem > > > foreach i in 3 7 8 { > > worked fined but that was a simple example. I'd like to do > the following > > foreach i in 3 7 8 10/30 35 37 80/100 { > gen byte d`i' = strmatch(diag,"*D`i'*") > } > unfortunately foreach does not have this capability. Nor does > forvalue. Any more suggestions? > > On 2/24/06, ghuiber@ups.com <ghuiber@ups.com> wrote: > > I'd use > > > > foreach i in 3 7 8 { > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Raphael > > Fraser > > Sent: Friday, February 24, 2006 4:41 PM > > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Subject: st: Forvalues Problem > > > > > > I am trying to perform a loop for the values 3, 7 and 8. I keep > > getting the invalid syntax error message. Can anyone offer > a solution? > > > > forvalues i = 3 7/ 8 { > > gen byte d`i' = strmatch(diag,"*D`i'*") > > } > > > > Raphael > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >

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