Friday, March 03, 2006

RE: st: use of *OR* | in 'replace'

I guess this means "in the user's head".

Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Neil Shephard > On 3/3/06, Steffen Hokland <hokland@mr.au.dk> wrote: > > > replace Include=1 if Temp==42.5 | Dose_Group<3 > > > returns: > > > Dose_Group invalid name > > > r(198) > > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > > > > Are you absolutely certain that you have a variable with the name > > > Dose_Group (with uppercase and lowercase characters as shown)? > > Yes - it's probably an error 40 (the error is 40 cm from the > > display), but not that one. > > > The return code is r(198) and that is clearly stated. > > What does "40cm from the display" mean? > > Is there something near the monitor/computer that is causing the error > (in no way meant to be facetious, but perhaps the user), or are you > using -trace- to findout where the error is occuring and its 40 lines > prior to exiting all code and returning to the prompt? >

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