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Re: st: stata for unix
thanks a lot
i will check what kind of unix version i am using
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Shephard" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2004 1:57 AM
Subject: Re: st: stata for unix
> > I have to use a unix version stata to run programs from our server,
> > am not familar with this system. Where can i find some guidelines for
> > unix 8.2?
> Well it kind of depends on how your accessing the Unix system. Does it
have X forwarding set up which would allow you a graphical interface (in
which case you would use the xstata executable), or are you using a telnet
type client which would limit you to a command line (in which case you would
use the stata executable). One limitation of the later is that you will
have difficulty displaying graphs (although a work around was provided
earlier today on the list, so check out the archives).
> Either way the commands that you use in Stata are virtually the same as
under Windows. There are a few caveats such as Stata for *NIX recognises
the ~ to mean your personal root directory amongst other things. One thing
you won't be able to do if you are restricted to the command line
> The "Getting Started with Stata for UNIX" manual would be a useful book to
get your hands on, check with your IT department if they have a copy
(failing that you could purchase it from the Stata bookstore).
> Overall though if you are familiar with Stata for Windows, then you should
have no problem migrating to Stata for *NIX.
> Answer : Because it breaks the logical sequence of discussion
> > Question : What's wrong with top-posting?
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