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st: RE: clorenz syntax


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: clorenz syntax
Date   Mon, 30 Jun 2008 18:27:17 +0100

-clorenz- is a user-written program from SSC. (As I often point out, you
are asked to explain where user-written programs you refer to come
from.) 

I've not used it ever, but a glance at the help file indicates that
there is no way that it will support your syntax. The syntax is of
standard form 

syntax varlist [, <options> ] 

so that I do not know why you expect it to support 

syntax (varlist , <options>) (varlist, <options>)

The program also seems to lack some standard features (e.g. support for
-if- or -in-) and to be written in sub-standard style (e.g. uses
variable names that may already be in use). 

I suggest that you check out -glcurve- by Philippe van Kerm and Stephen
Jenkins on SSC. 
That's well written, well documented and well supported. 

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Shehzad Ali

Maybe I am doing something wrong with the syntax here. I am trying to
plot
the difference between concentration curves using - clorenz -. Can I
plot
two differences on the same graph? Here is what I am trying to do but am
getting syntax error.

clorenz (x1 y1, hweight(weight) rank(rank1) dif(c1)) (x2 y2,
hweight(weight)
rank(rank2) dif(c1))


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