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Re: st: V.8 chokes on quotes
At 11:32 20/02/03 -0800, Glen R. Waddell wrote:
The best idea is to start using a better text editor. In Stata, type
I use Word as my text editor. The "smart quotes" that Word applies have
not given me trouble in earlier versions, but I have found that v.8
chokes on them, yielding an invalid syntax error.
to find out about a selection of text editors you might use instead, their
relative pros and cons, and why they are all better than Word. (In
particular, they do not apply so-called "smart quotes".)
I hope this helps.
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