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Re: st: RE: truncate list


From   Maria Montez <montez@bu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: truncate list
Date   Fri, 25 Mar 2005 19:41:53 -0500

I see. The #delimit command is working so I'll use that instead. Thanks, Maria

Steichen, Thomas J. wrote:


Maria Montez writes (in part):


Someone told me that if I split a list by typing /// where I wanted it to split, then STATA wouldn't give me an error and I would be able to see my entire list. Somehow this is not working (I'm using version 8).
/// works only _between_ parseable elements. Because a quoted string is a single element, it cannot be split.
Similarly, you could not split the command word -regress- with ///.

Use the /*
*/ form or an alternative delimiter for what you wish to do.

Tom

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