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st: RE: Do-file editor

From   "Maarten Buis" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: Do-file editor
Date   Fri, 3 Nov 2006 14:47:19 +0100

--- louis boakye-yiadom wrote:
> 2) Are there characters the do-file editor doesn't accept? I wrote a do-file
> containing the "less than or equal to" symbol in MS-Word. Now whenever I
> copy and paste the document into the do-file editor, the "less than or equal
> to" symbol changes to "?". Is there a way to fix this?

The do-file editor won't recognize the less than or equal sign because Stata
won't recognize that symbol. The way to say "less than or equal to" is <=. 
For more info see: -help operator-.


Maarten L. Buis
Department of Social Research Methodology 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 
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The Netherlands

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