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st: command's options as macro

From   tashi lama <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: command's options as macro
Date   Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:58:20 +0000

Hello all, 
       Could someone attempt to explain this to me? I just can't get over this hump. 

local m1= title[1]
local note1 "note" "(" `"" 1  `m1'" "' ")" 
local note2   1 `m1' 
di "`note1'"
note(" 1  2011" )

di "`note2'"
1 2011

tsline hits, "`note1'"
invalid syntax although if you write it out, it would be  tsline hits, note("1 2011") which looks fine 
tsline hits, note("`note2'") stata is happy 

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