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Re: st: Feature of the -inlist- function

From   [email protected] (Jean Marie Linhart, StataCorp.)
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Feature of the -inlist- function
Date   Thu, 18 Jul 2002 09:23:59 -0500

Roger Newson wrote:

> A very minor query re the -inlist- function. I'm using Stata 7 with
> executable and ado-files as of 11 June 2002. According to -[U] 16.3
> Functions-, the maximum number of arguments to -inlist- is 255 (either
> all reals or all strings). However, for some reason, -inlist- seems to
> fail for me with 6 string arguments. I might type as follows:

I went to the online documentation -help function- for -inlist-, and
it says

      The number of arguments is between 2 and 255 for reals,
      and between 2 and 5 for strings.

Unfortunately the current version of [U] isn't complete in this
regard, but the change has been made.

--Jean Marie
[email protected]
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