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Re: st: Search Notes


From   Pedro Nakashima <nakashimapedrolist@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Search Notes
Date   Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:03:27 -0200

Let's say we are using the example presented by -help notes-with an
additional note:
         . mpg note: is the 41 to mistake? Ask Bob.
         . mpg note: what about the two missing values?
         . mpg note: Pedro Nakashima
When we looked for the last one..
         . search notes Nakashima
we can find it ...
         mpg:
           One. Pedro Nakashima
But to another database (previously saved), if we
         . anyvariable note: this is the first note
         . anyvariable note: this is the second note
         . anyvariable note: Pedro Nakashima
and also
         . search notes Nakashima
the result is
    not found

there's nothing in either -help notes- or statalist posts that
explains this kind of error..

2012/10/30 Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>:
> It is difficult to say what you are doing wrong. You need to show us
> code in which you create a -note- and then can't find it. Did you
> forget to -save- the dataset after creating a -note- and are looking
> for it in a different session?
>
> Nick
>
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Pedro Nakashima
> <nakashimapedrolist@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm using Stata 12.
>>
>> I'm looking for notes at my dataset with exactly the same syntax
>> specified in the help for -notes- (-notes search-), but it always
>> returns "not found" after the execution of the command .
>>
>> The strange thing is that when I write the same notes and then look
>> for them in the sample dataset (auto.dta), the notes are found.
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search
*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/


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