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Re: st: ldecomp question


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: ldecomp question
Date   Mon, 27 May 2013 15:00:24 +0100

I misread Albert's syntax. Sorry for any confusion caused.
Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 27 May 2013 13:16, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> This was posted successfully on Friday:
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2013-05/msg00757.html
>
> To see whether a post got through, please look at the list archives.
>
> On the face of it your error is clearly signalled by -ldecomp-. Your
> -at()- option is illegal, as it contains three elements and none
> contains a scalar value.
>
> If I understand this correctly an option of the form
>
> at(foo 42; bar 24)
>
> would be legal.
>
> I guess you didn't get a reply because people were surprised that you
> were puzzled.
>
> Nick
> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>
>
> On 27 May 2013 12:40, Alberto R Osella <arosella@irccsdebellis.it> wrote:
>> Sorry I'm forwarding again this question because it came back to me (I don't
>> know why)
>>
>> Dear Statalist,
>> I'm using -ldecomp- from ssc (updated yesterday) on W7 (Stata 12.1) and I
>> get an error when I use the option at().
>> My code is as follow:
>> ldecomp dep_var, direct(Var_1) indirect(Var_2) at (Var_3 1; Var_4 2;
>> Var_5_3)
>> and the error is the following:
>> each element in the at() option must contain of two elements
>> the first element is one of the control variables and the second element its
>> value
>> an error occurred when bootstrap executed _ldecomp
>> r(198);
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