Saturday, March 04, 2006

Re: st: macro with a dot

Try local dir F:\0_stat.data\0_homenet.data\0_freshmen\transition di " `dir' " di `dir' to see where you have gone wrong.

On 3/4/06, Robert Kraut <robert.kraut@cmu.edu> wrote: > I am trying to create a macro to refer to the directory where data and > files are stored, so I can move do files easily between computers. I > define the dir macro as: > local dir F:\0_stat.data\0_homenet.data\0_freshmen\transition> But when I try to refer to dir's values, I get an error, as if the dir > value is broken at the dot included in a directory names: > > dis `dir' > data\0_freshmen\transition\ invalid name

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