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Re: st: word count discrepancy


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: word count discrepancy
Date   Tue, 05 Sep 2006 11:31:59 -0500

At 10:24 AM 9/5/2006, Feiveson, Alan H. (JSC-SK311) wrote:
Hello - It appears that the word count local function is giving a value
one too high. For example


. local ttt "aaa bbb ccc"

. local nt: word count of `ttt'

. di `nt'
4

I have Stata 9.2 Intercooled for Windows - born 8/28/2006

Have I overlooked something?
Yes.  The "of" should not be in there - it is being counted as a word.

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