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st: RE: Stata programming and the scalar/tempname command
scalar__0000OP is the concatenation of scalar and the expanded name of
`degreef' (which will change every time you run it). Put a space between the
two in line 5 (not counting blank lines) of your code below, and the parser
will understand the first one as a command and the second one as a parameter
for that command, instead of the whole as a command and = as a parameter for
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> From: Anna-Lisa Pierre [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 6. juni 2002 16:38
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: st: Stata programming and the scalar/tempname command
> 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:
> 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 `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'~=.
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