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Re: st: programming prob

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: programming prob
Date   Fri, 11 Apr 2008 13:27:28 +0100 (BST)

--- Martin Weiss <> wrote:
> I wanna check the power of normality tests and to this end I have
> written a program that does exactly that. It worked fine until I
> added an option to provide a desired sig. level to the program.
> Stata complains about the syntax, and I cannot figure out why.
> Any ideas why that might be? I want to make both varlist and sig
> optional so I put them in square brackets.  Here is
> the program (with useful commands around it):
> *********
>   capt pr drop normality
>   pr de normality, rclass
>         version 10
>         syntax [varlist(max=1 numeric default=none), sig(0.95)] 

This should be:
syntax [varlist(max=1 numeric default=none)], [sig(0.95)] 

Hope this helps,

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