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RE: st: RE: problem referencing certain characters

From   "Nick Winter" <>
To   <>
Subject   RE: st: RE: problem referencing certain characters
Date   Mon, 25 Nov 2002 09:10:40 -0500

> Nick,
> Thanks for your suggestions.
> The quote characters work fine for me too in that same 
> context, but for
> some reason, within my dofile the exact same code produces the r(612)
> error, "unexpected end of file."
>      replace `var' = subinstr(`var',`"""',"",.);
> That peice of code is in a series of replace commands within 
> a for loop.
> when i comment out that single line it works fine...otherwise 
> i get that
> error.

The following code works fine for me, as part of a 'do' file:

	set obs 1
	gen str10 x= `"abc"def"'
	gen str10 y= `"abc"def"'
	foreach var in x y {
		replace `var' = subinstr(`var',`"""',"",.)

Nick WInter
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