[Gretl-users] operate on all variables

Patricio Cuarón patriciocuaron at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 12:56:34 EST 2009


Yes, it did. But it raised a few more questions...
Would it have been the same to use @i instead of $i?
If there a way to tell the script not to stop on errors (~VBA on error
resume next)?
And why doesn't deseas() work with lists as arguments?

Thanks!!


On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Sven Schreiber <svetosch at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi Patricio,
>
> list mylist = dataset
> loop foreach i mylist
>  series sa_$i = deseas($i)
> end loop
>
> should work for your first question.
>
> If I understand correctly, it may even solve the second one?
>
> cheers,
> sven
>
>
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> > Datum: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 14:54:25 -0200
> > Von: "Patricio Cuarón" <patriciocuaron at gmail.com>
> > An: gretl-users at lists.wfu.edu
> > Betreff: [Gretl-users] operate on all variables
>
> > Hello. I'm new to gretl and I'm trying to create a simple script that
> > will,
> > for instance, seasonally adjust all variables. And I've run into
> troubles.
> > So...
> > 1. how do I generate variable *variable names* to genr? for instance, I
> > want
> > to call each detrended variable "sa_" & the original variable name
> > 2. how do I pass the parameter to deseas()? deseas(gdp) works fine, but
> > deseas(varname(4)) doesn't (assuming varname(4)="gdp", varname returns a
> > string and deseas doesn't work that way. I also tried looping through a
> > list
> > of all the variables, but the same error of erroneous argument type is
> > brought up by deseas().
> >
> > Thanks!!
> > PC
>
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