[EpiData-list] Floating point error in analysis (describe)

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Mon Aug 6 16:43:20 CDT 2007

I uninstalled Analysis, installed the testing version as you
recommended, and the problem no longer occurs.

Christopher W. Ryan, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University Clinical Campus at Binghamton
40 Arch Street, Johnson City, NY  13790
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood,
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vast and endless sea."  [Antoine de St. Exupery]

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> re: "invalid floating pint" error with DESCRIBE in Analysis
>> I use the command line editor to issue DESCRIBE * command, and I get
>> descriptive summaries of all variables, including the variable called
>> But when I issue the command DESCRIBE AMOUNT, I get an error message:
>> Invalid floating point operation
> Please do the following:
> 1. Download the most recent testing version of EpiData Analysis:
> www.epidata.dk/testing.php
> 2. Retry the same analysis
> 3. Report to the list if the problem persisted.
> 4. If the problem persisted:
>   a. pack your data file in a zip file (e.g. with epidata entry - tools
> menu).
>   b. report the error to the epidata mantis system
>        http://www.epidata.dk/php/mantis/login_page.php
>        and upload the zip file as part of the error report.
> Kind regards
> Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
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