Bookmark and Share

Notice: On March 31, it was announced that Statalist is moving from an email list to a forum. The old list will shut down at the end of May, and its replacement, statalist.org is already up and running.


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

st: Can postfile use all types of newvarlist?


From   "Falk, Jonathan" <Jonathan.Falk@nera.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Can postfile use all types of newvarlist?
Date   Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:33:46 -0500

The statement:
postfile pname a1-a20 using pnamefile
generates the error 198
- invalid name
I presume this is because the documentation that the postfile command can use a newvarlist is incorrect, since a newvarlist can be of the range form a1-a20, for example.
Is thiis an error in the program or the documentation, or am I simply doing something wrong or misunderstanding the documentation of newvarlist?
Thanks.


Jonathan Falk
Vice President, NERA
1166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 345-5315

This e-mail and any attachments may be confidential or legally privileged. If you received this message in error or are not the intended recipient, you should destroy the e-mail message and any attachments or copies, and you are prohibited from retaining, distributing, disclosing or using any information contained herein.  Please inform us of the erroneous delivery by return e-mail. Thank you for your cooperation.

*
*   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/


© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index