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Re: st: RE: Help with loops


From   "Joseph Coveney" <jcoveney@bigplanet.com>
To   "Statalist" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: Help with loops
Date   Sat, 17 May 2008 21:41:01 +0900

Nick Cox wrote:

Dots are not allowed in variable names. Period.

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Just a technical clarification:  so-called raised dots *are* allowed, not
that I would recommend using them.

Joseph Coveney


. set obs 1
obs was 0, now 1

. generate y`=char(183)'a = 1

. describe

Contains data
 obs:             1
vars:             1
size:             8 (99.9% of memory free)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
             storage  display     value
variable name   type   format      label      variable label
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ya             float  %9.0g
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Sorted by:
    Note:  dataset has changed since last saved

. foreach var of varlist _all {
 2. display in smcl as text "`var'"
 3. }
ya

.


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