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Re: st: label variable: curious response


From   Phil Schumm <pschumm@uchicago.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: label variable: curious response
Date   Thu, 30 May 2013 10:56:56 -0500

On May 30, 2013, at 10:38 AM, Michael McCulloch <mm@pinestreetfoundation.org> wrote:
> 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);


Stata doesn't recognize your curly quotes.  Change these to ASCII double quotes, and that'll fix the problem.


-- Phil


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