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Re: st: -univar-, condition on a string variable and Stata 11


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -univar-, condition on a string variable and Stata 11
Date   Tue, 16 Mar 2010 06:35:49 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Tue, 16/3/10, Herve STOLOWY wrote:
> I run the following command and get an error message
> 
> univar time_lag if  decision_editoriale!="Reject"
> Reject not found
> r(111);

It is pretty old (going back to Stata 5) and uses a 
syntax parsing command that is no longer in use 
(-parse-). However if you change line 25:
parse "`*'"

to:
parse `"`0'"'

It seems to work again.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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