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RE: help [was: st: Re: saveold]
Understood. In this case, you are not
seeing -intercooled- as an option because
your Stata is not up-to-date. The
help file for -saveold- on my system
was last revised on 20 August 2003.
Having the manual would not help here
as the -intercooled- option is not
documented under [R] save.
1 Nobody's perfect. Stata Corp's
extra option -intercooled- was not,
it seems, documented until August.
(I don't know when it was added.)
2 -update-. Stata Corp try to fix
such things, but you need to -update-
> When I type help saveold, I get the options below,i.e.
> the option 'intercooled' does not appear. The problem
> is I dont have the manuals with me, and I thought that
> displaying all options (including 'intercooled'), if
> this is possible, when typing 'help saveold' could be
> nolabel omits value labels from the saved dataset.
> The associations between
> variables and value label names, however, are
> saved along with the dataset
> and variable labels. It is unlikely that you
> will ever want to specify this
> replace permits save to overwrite an existing
> dataset. replace may not be
> all is for use by programmers. If specified,
> e(sample) will be saved with the
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