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Re: Re:st: r(603) error


From   omar soro <soro@usc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re:st: r(603) error
Date   Thu, 20 Oct 2005 14:25:52 -0700

Whats going on

----- Original Message -----
From: n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2005 2:02 pm
Subject: Re:st: r(603) error

> A wild surmise is that the equals sign is problematic.
> The command parser may be splitting your command line
> around the = into parts that your OS then fails to understand.
> 
> This hypothesis should be easy to refute if such a sign
> is not problematic elsewhere or easy test by seeing if
> a different character fixes the problem.
> 
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
> 
> Gregory M. Kreischer
> 
> I have been having trouble with one particular command of a do-file 
> whichsimply has me miffed. The line "save
> "`output'/`country'`congress'novotes=naysfinal.dta", replace" simply
> attempts to save a file into a folder that I created. Stata stops 
> at this
> point and returns the r(603) error, saying that the file cannot be 
> opened.This makes even less sense because I have another do-file 
> that is almost
> identical that has no problem with the same line (the only difference
> being the name of the file). None of the help so far has been useful.
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