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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 10:19:53 +0000

In general, variable labels are no problem for plots and indeed are
usually invaluable for interpretation of a graph and for later
presentation. So, the best fix overall is to have variable labels that
don't include unmatched quotation marks.

Nick

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Keniajin Wambui <kiangati@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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