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Re: st: macro with a dot

From   "Austin Nichols" <>
Subject   Re: st: macro with a dot
Date   Sat, 4 Mar 2006 17:07:28 -0500

  local  dir F:\\\0_freshmen\transition\
 di " `dir' "
 di  `dir'
to see where you have gone wrong.

On 3/4/06, Robert Kraut <> wrote:
> I am trying to create a macro to refer to the directory where data and
> files are stored, so I can move do files easily between computers. I
> define the dir macro as:
>     local  dir F:\\\0_freshmen\transition\
> But when I try to refer to dir's values, I get an error, as if the dir
> value is broken at the dot included in a directory names:
>      dis `dir'
>      data\0_freshmen\transition\ invalid name

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