[EpiData-list] Temporary variable

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Tue Jun 19 07:39:30 CDT 2012


You cannot use <A      > with DEFINE. Since you are not asking anyone to enter data, just use _______
Jamie

On 2012-06-19, Walter wrote:

> I  have a relational data base and  I want to create a temporary
> variable in Epidata with the command below:
> 
> BEFORE FILE
>  DEFINE nameTemp <A      > GLOBAL
> END
> 
> but I get the error message beleow:
> 
> Illegal scope in DEFINE command. Use GLOBAL or CUMULATIVE in line 364:
>  DEFINE nameTemp <A      > GLOBAL



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