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RE: st: Strange rclass program return


From   "Nelson, Carl" <chnelson@illinois.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Strange rclass program return
Date   Sat, 4 Apr 2009 17:49:57 -0500

Joao,

Thank you. Your answer is absolutely correct.

Carl
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From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Joao Ricardo F. Lima [jricardofl@gmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2009 5:35 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Strange rclass program return

Carl,

:))

now I understand your problem...

you forgot to type the program name before to type the -ret li-!

Joao Lima


2009/4/4 Nelson, Carl <chnelson@illinois.edu>:
> My previous uses of rclass programs with return statements have behaved as documented. But today, I can not get return to return results from rclass programs. I have tried several examples with the same result. The simplest example follows.
>
>  do test1
>
> . program test, rclass
>  1.     drop _all
>  2.     quietly: set obs 50
>  3.     generate x = uniform()
>  4.     summarize x
>  5.     return scalar testmean = r(mean)
>  6. end
>
> . return list
>
> .
> end of do-file
>
> I am at a loss as to why return is not returning results. I would appreciate suggestions from much more expert Stata users.
> Thanks.
>
> Carl Nelson
> University of Illinois
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