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Re: st: RE: Stata 11


From   Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Stata 11
Date   Tue, 28 Jul 2009 12:04:40 -0400

Hello Joseph,
   I totally agree. You are right.
Sergiy.

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Joseph Coveney<jcoveney@bigplanet.com> wrote:
> Sergiy Radyakin wrote (excerpted):
>
> 2) In the "Data Browser" (for sysuse auto), I would expect "Filter by
> expression" condition t<20 to work, but Stata responds: ""Filter by
> expression:" is invalid". Condition trunk<20 works fine. Seems like
> here Stata can't unabbreviate variable names like it does everywhere
> else.
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Sergiy, I tried that and I think that the hitch might be because there are two
> variables in the auto.dta data set that begin with *t*.  Filter-by-expression
> with tr < 20 works fine.  As does tr < 20 & tu > 35.  I avoid using variable
> abbreviations for reasons like this--I've been stung too many times.
>
> Joseph Coveney
>
>
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