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Re: st: too few quotes


From   Keniajin Wambui <kiangati@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: too few quotes
Date   Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:49:36 +0300

Thanks Nick for the heads up
the variables had labels and dropped them and and problem solved

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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