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st: novice's question about quotation marks


From   "Christopher W. Ryan" <cryan@binghamton.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
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?
Thanks.
-- 
Christopher W. Ryan, MD
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and Wilson Family Practice Residency
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On Wed, 9 Apr 2003 11:46:42 -0400, Nick Winter wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Richard Sherman [mailto:sherman@maxwell.syr.edu]
>>Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2003 11:41 AM
>>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>Subject: st: RE: RE: -reshape-, or -by-?
>>
>>
>>Nick,
>>
>>Wow.  A one-line command that executes in about one second.
>>Very nice.
>>Thanks!
>>
>>How about:
>>
>>    foreach v of varlist var1 var2 ... {
>>     egen `v'_sum = sum(`v'), by(year)
>>    }



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