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Re: st: including parentheses in stata helpfile


From   Stas Kolenikov <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: including parentheses in stata helpfile
Date   Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:59:08 -0500

Dear Matthias,

help smcl##ascii gives:

{c -(}    { (left curly brace)
{c )-}    } (right curly brace)


-- Stas Kolenikov, PhD, PStat (SSC)
-- Senior Survey Statistician, Abt SRBI
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On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 11:49 PM, Matthias Schonlau
<schonlau@uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> Dear Statalisters:
> How Do I put a parenthesis in a (user-written) stata help file example?  My helpfile includes this line:
>         forval i=1/5 open bracket
> but should read
>         forval i=1/5 {
> The problem is that
>         {p 4 8 2}{inp:. forval i=1/5 open bracket }
> Already contains a }.  Thanks for suggestions!
>
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