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Re: st: using datasets from stata examples


From   smerryman@kc.rr.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: using datasets from stata examples
Date   Mon, 25 Oct 2004 06:37:03 -0500

-webuse nmihs-

see [R] webuse

Scott

----- Original Message -----
From: Dev Vencappa <lexdvv@nottingham.ac.uk>
Date: Monday, October 25, 2004 6:28 am
Subject: Re: st: using datasets from stata examples

> >>
> Stata users, 
>  I was wondering if anybody has ever written a program that can 
> be used as a shortcut to download the datasets that are used in 
> the stata manuals instead of typing the whole line. It seems to me 
> that most example datasets in the manuals have the following as 
> common:
> http://www.stata-press.com/data/r8/
> 
> followed by whatever data set one wants to download as specified 
> in the manual. If anybody has ever written anything that just 
> calls the data set using a simple command such as:
> 
> usedata nmihs
> 
> where nmihs is the example data set.
> 
> could you please point me to the command? If not, how easy would 
> it be to write this and store in my personal ado file? 
> 
> Many thanks
> Dev
> 


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