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RE: st: RE: twoway scatter returns "unmatched quote"


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: twoway scatter returns "unmatched quote"
Date   Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:27:42 -0000

My main guess, some postings back, was that your variable label for
-status- contains an unmatched quote. I've not seen you address that. 

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

Rike

ta status
0 rural
1 urban

but I still can't get the graph work..

>>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 7:21 AM, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
wrote:
>>>> No quotes are included in what you report here as typed.
>>>>
>>>> So, check out in turn
>>>>
>>>> 1. Any unmatched quotes in the variable label of -status-.
>>>>
>>>> 2. Any unmatched quotes in the value labels of -status- (if any).
>>>>
>>>> 3. Any unmatched quotes in the values of -status- (if it is a
string
>>>> variable).
>>>>
>>>> 4. Repeat 1 for your other variables.
>>>>
>>>> My guess is #1.
>>>>
>>>> Then remove the unmatched quote _or_ insert a matching quote and
> reissue
>>>> the -graph- command.
>>>>
>>>> Nick
>>>> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>>>>
>>>> Rike
>>>>
>>>> I tried it without the space (I mistakenly put it back there when I
>>>> copied the code for the list) but I get the same error. Any other
>>>> ideas?
>>>>
>>>> Kieran McCaul
>>>>
>>>>> You have a space in the -by- option.
>>>>> -by (status)- should be -by(status)-
>>>>
>>>> Rike
>>>>
>>>>> 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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