Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: RE: Stata programming and the scalar/tempname command


To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Stata programming and the scalar/tempname command
From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
Date   Thu, 6 Jun 2002 16:05:38 +0100
Importance   Normal
In-reply-to   <F32WpSWerOc0Ne0PaLI000158c6@hotmail.com>
Reply-to   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Sender   owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu

Anna-Lisa Pierre

> Hi this is a bit of a programme that I am writing. Can anyone spot why it
> does not work? The scalar commands do not appear to work. I get the
> following error "= invalid name" and "unrecognized command:
> scalar__0000OP"
> when I run the programme. Any help is greatly appreciated.
>
>   tempname catnum degreef obs
>   tempvar scoreqq scor_uqq scor_nqq diffqq1
>
>   noisily oprobit `*' `if' [`weight'`exp']
>
>   scalar `catnum'=e(k_cat)
>   scalar`degreef'=e(df_m)
>   scalar `obs' = e(N)
>
>   predict `scoreqq' `if', xb
>   ge `scor_uqq' = `scoreqq'
>   replace `scor_uqq' =. if `1'==.
>   ge `scor_nqq' = `scor_uqq'
>   replace `scor_nqq' = `scor_uqq' - _b[`2'] if `2'==1
>   replace `scor_uqq' = `scor_nqq' + _b[`2'] if `2'==0
>
>   ge `diffqq1' = normprob(_b[_cut1]-`scor_uqq') -
> normprob(_b[_cut1]-`scor_nqq')  if `1'~=.

Put a space between

scalar

and

`degreef'

There's possibly a more subtle error with your call to -oprobit-,
depending partly on what -syntax- you allow.

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

*
*   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/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index