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Re: st: Some annoying problems with my stata 10


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Some annoying problems with my stata 10
Date   Fri, 29 Feb 2008 08:18:23 -0500

Albert --
Report the results of -update query- as well.  This kind of strange
behavior is often the result of an incomplete update.  On 3 flavors of
Windows, I have seen a lot of strange behavior with regard to
tempfiles (cannot write... or open... or somesuch messages) that
disappear on rebooting.

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 3:23 AM, Svend Juul <SJ@soci.au.dk> wrote:
>
>  Albert wrote:
>
>     I have come across some strange problems with my Stata 10:
>
>  Example 1:
>
>  . reshape wide pre01 pe01, i(fy) j(region6) ;
>  (note: j = 1 2 3)
>  variable fy not found in using data
>  r(111); t=0.25 16:51:33
>
>  But the variable "fy" is clearly listed in the variable window.  The
>  data editor also shows the complete data column.
>
>  Example 2:
>
>  . outreg2 using table1, label word tstat bdec(4) tdec(4)
>  symbol(***,**,*) alpha(0.01,0.05,0.1)  replace ;
>  variable __000008 not found
>  r(111); t=1.42 16:48:50
>
>  ------------------------------------------------------
>
>  I can not reproduce your problem. But putting a semicolon at
>  the end of a command line gives me another error message:
>
>    option ; not allowed
>
>  And that happens both in Stata 9 and Stata 10.
>
>  As Dan wrote: It would be helpful if you provided an exact
>
> cut-and-pasting of the relevant code.
>
>  Svend
>
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