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RE: st: RE: meaning of _result(#) in stata.


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: meaning of _result(#) in stata.
Date   Tue, 7 Sep 2004 21:45:45 +0100

Yes. Type 

. disp_res 

as I typed it, without spaces. 

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

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> adiallo5@worldbank.org
> Sent: 07 September 2004 19:35
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: RE: meaning of _result(#) in stata.
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> 
> Nick,
> - disp _res -  after a regression returns an error message 
> (_rec not found).
> Am I doing something wrong?
> Thanks.
> Amadou.
> 
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> No need for shame or even embarrassment.
> -_result()- is oldstyle.
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> However, apart from rummaging in used-book
> stores for old manuals, it is best to reverse
> engineer the meaning from a comparison of
> -disp_res- and -ret li- or -eret li-.
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> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
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> adiallo5@worldbank.org
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> > I am ashamed to ask this but is there any paper or file that
> > describes the
> > complete meaning of _result() followed by a number?
> > I know some concern mean, variance, etc.
> > I also know that stata has new syntax for them through the
> > e(name) r(name) etc
> > capabilities.
> > But sometimes, when reading old programs, I would like to
> > know the exact meaning of the macro.
> > Where can I find an exhaustive explanation for these macros?
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