Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: programs with options


From   Jean-Benoit Hardouin <jean-benoit.hardouin@club-internet.fr>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: programs with options
Date   Fri, 11 Jul 2003 15:11:23 +0200

When I write a program with options, I must put a space between the last variable and the comma, else Stata don't understand that the last variable is "varK" and not "varK,". How resolve this problem.

I have try to write my syntax line as :
syntax varlist[,option1 option2] instead of
syntax varlist [,option1 option2] but I obtain the same result.

Example with an xxx program :
xxx var1 var2 var3, option1 option2
=>, invalid name
=>r(198);

xxx var1 var2 var3 , option1 option2
=>OK

Thank you for your help

--
Jean-Benoit Hardouin
Regional Health Observatory
Hospital of Orléans
BP 2439 - 1, rue Porte Madeleine
F-45032 Orléans Cedex 1 - France
email : jean-benoit.hardouin@club-internet.fr http://www.jb-hardouin.fr.st
http://www.anaqol.fr.st
*
* For searches and help try:
* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/




© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index