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"Glenn Goldsmith" <glenn.goldsmith@gmail.com> |

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RE: Re: st: Return code 199 after redoing the example in stata reference |

Date |
Sun, 15 Mar 2009 16:08:58 -0000 |

I wouldn't be too harsh here, Kit; they're very difficult to distinguish in some fonts... ...which leads to the generic advice: make sure you work in a font that clearly distinguishes between 1 (one) and l (lowercase el). So for example: Lucida Console good; but Times New Roman and Courier New (especially 8 point or below) not so much. I learned this lesson the hard way. ;) Best, Glenn. Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu> wrote: <> The word is s c a L a r. Eva pointed that out quite clearly. Kit Baum | Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin | http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html An Introduction to Stata Programming | http://www.stata-press.com/books/isp.html An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata | http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html On Mar 15, 2009, at 02:33 , Jingjing wrote: sca1ar `a2'=`at'[1,2] sca1ar `a3'=`at'[1,3] sca1ar `a4'= 1-`a1'-`a2'-`a3' tempname b1 b2 b3 sca1ar `b1'=`at'[1,4] sca1ar `b2'=`at'[1,5] sca1ar `b3'=`at'[1,6] etc. * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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