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st: novice's question about quotation marks

From   "Christopher W. Ryan" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: novice's question about quotation marks
Date   Wed, 9 Apr 2003 18:35:46 -0400

What are those two little quote-like symbols around the v in the command?  They 
look different from each other.  How does one type them?
Christopher W. Ryan, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University Clinical Campus at Binghamton
and Wilson Family Practice Residency
40 Arch Street, Johnson City, NY  13790
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On Wed, 9 Apr 2003 11:46:42 -0400, Nick Winter wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Richard Sherman []
>>Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 11:41 AM
>>Subject: st: RE: RE: -reshape-, or -by-?
>>Wow.  A one-line command that executes in about one second.
>>Very nice.
>>How about:
>>    foreach v of varlist var1 var2 ... {
>>     egen `v'_sum = sum(`v'), by(year)
>>    }

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