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Re: st: label variable: curious response


From   William Buchanan <william@williambuchanan.net>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: label variable: curious response
Date   Thu, 30 May 2013 08:53:55 -0700

It might be an issue with your character encoding.  Notice that in both examples you have two sets of right double-quotation marks.  Changing that might affect things.

HTH,
Billy

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On May 30, 2013, at 8:38, Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org> wrote:

> Greetings!
> 
> I'm scratching my head over the following error message:
> 
> . sysuse nlsw88, clear
> . gen wt = int(uniform()*10)
> . la var south ”Lives in the south”
> 
> invalid syntax
> r(198);
> 
> 
> Even though the Help Label instructions show examples of labels containing spaces, that error message is not reported if I change the command to:
> . la var south ”Lives”
> 
> I'd appreciate any guidance.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Michael McCulloch, LAc MPH PhD
> 
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