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st: basic question

From   Nadine Brooks <>
Subject   st: basic question
Date   Mon, 22 Aug 2011 21:54:43 -0300

Hi statalist

I am a beginner Stata user and I am having trouble to generate a new
variable. I am using:
gen sal=sum (v9535,v9102,v1022)
and I am getting: v9535,v9102,v1022 invalid name

But the names of all the variables are correct, so what I am doing wrong?

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