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Re: st: Collecting ttest results using parmby, factext, metaparm

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: Collecting ttest results using parmby, factext, metaparm
Date   Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:48:59 +0100

Yes, the string for commenting out carriage returns should be


(I sometimes forget this as I normally use

#delim ;

because of the large number of multi-line commands routinely required by so many commands, especially in graphics.)

Best wishes


Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
Lecturer in Medical Statistics
Respiratory Epidemiology and Public Health Group
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College London
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On 14/09/2011 10:41, Nick Cox wrote:
\\\  ?

That really is backwards. as I guess Roger will realise instantly when
he reads it.

(I naturally make silly typos too; this one is perhaps excuse enough
for a little joke.)


On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Roger Newson<[email protected]>  wrote:
You do not say what output is produced, or what error messages (if any) are
given. The statement


looks very confusing to me. The normal usage is either

#delim ;

followed by commands terminated by semicolons, or

#delim cr

followed by commands terminated by carriage returns. In the latter case,
multi-line commands need to have the internal carriage returns commented
out, eg by adding the string


to the end of every line except the last in every multi-line command.

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