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Re: st: RE: foreach problem


From   "Ashim Kapoor" <ashimkapoor@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: foreach problem
Date   Wed, 17 Sep 2008 14:10:41 +0530

Neil,

I just happened to not check my email for a while and when I checked
back and looked on top I saw Nick's email. My apologies to you and
thank you for your email.

Ashim.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Neil Shephard <nshephard@nhs.net> wrote:
> Rajesh Tharyan wrote:
>>
>> Not an excuse for looking carefully enough, but does stata have something
>> built in to check for this?
>>
>
> Yes its the error message you received stating...
>
>> . abnor'var' invalid name
>>  r(198);
>>
>
> Its not very informative as the online help indicates, but it does point out
> that you need to look at _exactly_ how you've typed your variable names.
>  Although in this particular instance it was your mis-specification of
> single-quotes around the local macro that was the root cause of the error.
>
> See -search r(198)- for more info.
>
> Neil
>
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