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st: Re: console Stata on OS X?


From   cnguyen@stata.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: console Stata on OS X?
Date   Fri, 11 Apr 2003 09:25:43 -0500

On Friday, April 11, 2003, at 02:33 AM, Reka wrote:

> Does
> anyone know
> how I can get Stata 8 on OS X to startup without the gui?

Christopher Baum <baum@bc.edu> replied:

> Indeed, it seems to be difficult to use Stata in the same way I can on 
> any other *nix platform: if in Terminal I type
> 
> ./StataSE -b do foo
> 
> It does not terminate the app, but wants to put up a dialog stating 
> that the do-file has completed, and output has been placed in...

Use the -e option.

> This makes it very hard to automate the use of Stata on OS X. 
> Annoyingly, executing Stata from the console does not respond to the 
> '-h' (help) option. On other *nix, stata invokes the console version, 
> while xstata invokes the GUI version.

I'll look into it.

-Chinh Nguyen
 cnguyen@stata.com
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