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Re: st: Re: Is Stata smart enough to avoid unnecessary repetition? |

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Mon, 15 Dec 2003 09:30:55 -0500 |

I might add that certain sets of commands work together in this way, as they are really the same underlying model, done with the same computation. For example,

-probit- and -dprobit-. They run the same computation, but display the results in a different form. You can run either one; then subsequently you can type either one of these commands without arguments to get whichever form of display you want (without having the model redone).

-- David

At 02:31 PM 12/14/2003 -0500, Michael Blasnik you wrote:

If you type out the full command, then Stata will re-do the analysis. Replaying results will prove to be much faster than re-estimating the command, especially when you're working with large datasets or complex estimation commands. Michael Blasnik michael.blasnik@verizon.net ----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Williams" <Richard.A.Williams.5@nd.edu> Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 7:29 PM > Is Stata smart enough to know when it already has the necessary information > calculated for an estimation command? For example, if I do > > regress y x1 x2 x3 > regress y x1 x2 x3 [...]

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