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Re: st: V.8 chokes on quotes

From   Devra Golbe <>
Subject   Re: st: V.8 chokes on quotes
Date   Thu, 20 Feb 2003 14:55:01 -0500

Yes-- don't use Word, or any word processor, as a text editor. See for some reasons why doing so is a bad idea, and for reviews of text editors that other Stata users find useful.


At 11:32 AM 2/20/03 -0800 Glen Waddell wrote:

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.

Any ideas?
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