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RE: Re: st: proceeding beyond roctab 2000 error msg - correction


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: Re: st: proceeding beyond roctab 2000 error msg - correction
Date   Tue, 1 Jun 2004 18:04:12 +0100

Yes. I don't think you need [P] to understand _rc. 

. whelp _rc 

gets you started. _rc is usually zero, whenever
a command works -- to Stata's satisfaction. If
you see a message like 

unrecognized command:  rgeress
r(199);

r(199) is _rc of 199 in another guise. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Tonya Cropper
 
> What is _rc ? Return code?  Does every command have a _rc? I 
> really need to buy the [P] manual.

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