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st: RE: twoway scatter returns "unmatched quote"

From   "Kieran McCaul" <>
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Subject   st: RE: twoway scatter returns "unmatched quote"
Date   Mon, 16 Mar 2009 12:21:53 +0900

You have a space in the -by- option.
-by (status)- should be -by(status)-

Kieran McCaul MPH PhD
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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Rike
Sent: Monday, 16 March 2009 12:01 PM
To: statalist
Subject: st: twoway scatter returns "unmatched quote"

Dear Listers,

I'm running the following code:

twoway scatter ratio month, by(status) c(l) xlabel(1(1)12)

twoway scatter ratio1 ratio2 ratio3 ratio4 month, by (status)
connect(l l l l) xlabel(1(1)12)

where status is a dummy. Stata returns an r(198) error, and it
happened when I added the by-option. I would also like to use
by(status, total) later on. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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