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RE: st: program to calculate specific percentiles


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: program to calculate specific percentiles
Date   Wed, 19 Jul 2006 17:31:50 +0100

Not so, I think. -groups()- and -gen()- are 
intended to be compulsory. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Richard Williams
 
> At 09:43 AM 7/19/2006, Dirk Nachbar wrote:
> >All
> >
> >here is a program to calculate specific percentiles. unfortunately 
> >it reports a syntax error and I don't know why.
> >
> >capture program drop perc
> >
> >program define perc
> >
> >     version 8.2
> >
> >     syntax varlist [if] [in], [by(name)] groups(int 10) gen(name)
> 
> The ] is in the wrong place.  It should be at the end of the line.
> 

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