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Re: st: too few quotes


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: too few quotes
Date   Tue, 19 Feb 2013 07:44:44 +0000

I'd guess at an unmatched quotation mark in one of your variable
labels. Look closely at the results of

. describe ntemp nweight

and delete any such. If that doesn't work, show us the results of
-update query-.

Nick.

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 6:35 AM, Kennedy Mwai and/or Keniajin Wambui wrote:

> I am on Windows 64 bit. I want to do a scatter plot for temp against weight
>  *two scatter ntemp nweight, pstyle(p1)
> but i run this command on Stata 12 and get this error
>
> *too few quotes
>                  stata():  3598  Stata returned error
>    _series_save_labels():     -  function returned error
>                  <istmt>:     -  function returned error
>
> What could be the problem, I am expecting a scatter plot of the both
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