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Re: st: error: xtile2 & Stata 12


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: error: xtile2 & Stata 12
Date   Thu, 15 Dec 2011 20:41:22 +0000

Correct. -egenmore- is from SSC, as you are asked to explain.

Uli Kohler contributed an -xtile()- function.

Nick

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 8:33 PM, Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the hint!
>
> However, I found something more convenient: egenmore
>
> best, Andrea
>
> On Dec 15, 2011, at 18:26 , Nick Cox wrote:
>
>> Another way to fix it is just to change the line
>>
>> if "`nquantiles'"!=""{local nq "n(`nquantiles')"}
>>
>> to
>>
>> if "`nquantiles'"!="" local nq "n(`nquantiles')"
>>
>> Again, a guess.
>>
>> Nick
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 5:18 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> -xtile2- is from SSC, as you are asked to explain.
>>>
>>> The short answer is evidently No. But my guess is that you can fix
>>> this program by inserting on a separate line
>>>
>>> version 7
>>>
>>> after the line
>>>
>>> program define xtile2
>>>
>>> The problem, I guess, is that the syntax in
>>>
>>> if "`nquantiles'"!=""{local nq "n(`nquantiles')"}
>>>
>>> is only allowed under version control, and -xtile2- omits a -version-
>>> statement, which you should supply.
>>>
>>> If this guess is wrong, you should naturally say so.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>>
>>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Does there exist an alternative for xtile2 that is
>>>> running under Stata 12? I always get the program error:
>>>> matching close brace not found, r(198).
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