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Re: st: RE: -local- problem


From   saqlain raza <bhatti_sb@yahoo.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: RE: -local- problem
Date   Wed, 16 Nov 2011 07:34:03 -0800 (PST)

Thanks Fernando Rios Avila. It works now 
 
Saqlain RAZA
PhD Student (saqlain.raza@toulouse.inra.fr)



----- Original Message -----
From: Fernando Rios Avila <f.rios.a@gmail.com>
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Cc: 
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 4:20 PM
Subject: Re: st: RE: -local- problem

have you done :
sum affiloui
first?


On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 10:12 AM, saqlain raza <bhatti_sb@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thank you Nick.
>
> gen affiloui2=(affiloui - r(mean))/r(sd) creates the variable but it do not show any values of the variable, it shows only dots (.). How could it be dealt with?
>
> Saqlain RAZA
> PhD Student (saqlain.raza@toulouse.inra.fr)
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
> To: "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Cc:
> Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 3:50 PM
> Subject: st: RE: -local- problem
>
> This problem was explained yesterday. The opening and closing ticks should be different:
>
> `m'
>
> Note that in your example locals are unnecessary and just complicate the code:
>
> gen affiloui2=(affiloui - r(mean))/r(sd)
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> saqlain raza
>
> I am in try to make a -local- with the following command:
>
> local m=r(mean)
> local sd=r(sd)
>
> Then I try to generate a variable.
>
> gen affiloui2=(affiloui - 'm')/'sd'
>
> but it gives me an error
>
> 'm' invalid name
> r(198);
>
> I have tried with double quotes but even then it is not working. How this problem can be solved? Is there any problem in making -local-? Note that affiloui is already a variable in the database.
>
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