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Re: st: too few quotes problem


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: too few quotes problem
Date   Mon, 31 Mar 2008 12:40:13 -0400

The left single quotes in the variable label are likely the problem. Try

la var ac006 "partner: net income per month (euro)"

and then your graph. Your Stata is out of date, so you should update.

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 12:25 PM, minimus <t24680@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I of course understand you would not open a file from an unknown source.
>  So here are some more details:
>
>
>  I have typed update qu and stata returns:
>  ____________________________
>  Stata executable
>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata10\
>     name of file:         wsestata.exe
>     currently installed:  14 Jun 2007
>     latest available:     04 Mar 2008
>  Ado-file updates
>     folder:               C:\Program Files\Stata10\ado\updates\
>     names of files:       (various)
>     currently installed:  14 Jun 2007
>     latest available:     16 Mar 2008
>
>  Recommendation
>     Type -update all-
>
>  Click to edit automatic update checking preferences
>  ________________________
>
>  The problem cannot be a defective installation because I tried the same
>  thing on my collegue's machine, on stata 9.
>
>
>  Now, I dont know what you mean by "Is ac006 a string variable, or is it
>  labeled?".
>  I know two things: string or numeric. By "labled" you mean "numeric"?
>
>  The variable is numeric and the storage type is float:
>  ___________________________
>  . describe ac006
>
>               storage  display     value
>  variable name   type   format      label      variable label
>  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  ac006           float  %9.0g                  `partner: net income per month
>                                                 (euro)`
>  __________________________
>
>
>  What can i do now?
>
>  Thanks in advance.
>
>
>
>
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