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Re: st: error


From   Gary Longton <glongton@fhcrc.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: error
Date   Thu, 23 Mar 2006 13:10:47 -0800

Rudy Fichtenbaum wrote:

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.
Tom Steichen identified the likely location of errors in your reproduction of -hetero1-.

I just wanted to add that, more generally, you may need to write somewhat more complicated programs than -hetero1- to use with -simulate-.
It is best to run and debug your user-written programs before calling them with -simulate-. You can identify offending lines or sections of code using the -trace- utilities. See -help trace- and [P] trace.

- Gary
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