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st: RE: error


From   "Steichen, Thomas J." <SteichT@rjrt.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: error
Date   Thu, 23 Mar 2006 15:47:03 -0500

Rudy Fichtenbaum writes:
> My appologies in advance for asking such a basic question.
> 
> I am trying to follow the example of the monte carlo 
> demonstration on p 
> 234 of the Stata Reference Manual R under simulate.
> 
> When I submit . simulate _b _se , reps(10000):hetero1 3 I get the 
> following error
> 
> too few ')' or ']'
> an error occurred when simulate executed hetero1
> r(132);
> 
> I do not see how my parentheses are unbalanced so I am not 
> sure what is 
> causing this error.

First off, show us your copy of hetero1, as the error occurred in it.

Second, the example calls for 3 pairs of left and right parentheses; does you hetero1 file have 3 pairs?
If it does, then look at the ` and ' characters; are they properly paired and of the right type (they are not the same!).

Tom


 

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