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RE: Re: st: proceeding beyond roctab 2000 error msg - correction
I might add that it is important to know that _rc is set only for a command
that occurs under
If you want to see the output of the command AND subsequently test _rc,
capture noisily ...
At 06:04 PM 6/1/2004 +0100, Nick Cox wrote, in response to Tonya Cropper:
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) is _rc of 199 in another guise.
> What is _rc ? Return code? Does every command have a _rc? I
> really need to buy the [P] manual.
Institute for Policy Studies
Johns Hopkins University
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