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st: RE: Some Stata 9 issues


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Some Stata 9 issues
Date   Mon, 2 May 2005 18:15:53 +0100

Since this is still in the running as one 
solution, I should point that it is way 
too long. The fourth line is redundant. 

program fhelp 
	version 9 
	syntax [anything] [, options ]
	help `anything', nonew `options' 
end     

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Cox 
> Sent: 01 May 2005 16:25
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: RE: Some Stata 9 issues
> 
> 
> On 1), there is probably a better fix that I have
> not yet discovered, but a quick hack produces 
> a work-around: 
> 
> program fhelp 
>         version 9 
>         syntax [anything] [, options ]
>         if "`anything'" == "" local anything "contents" 
>         help `anything', nonew `options' 
> end     
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Fred Wolfe
>  
> > I have used Stata 9 (Windows SE) for about 1 1/2 days. Here 
> > are several issues for me.
> > 
> > 1) Each -help something- opens a new window unless I want 
> to type the 
> > option -,nonew-  I almost always I want only one window. 
> > Could there be a 
> > "fix" that allowed one to choose having -nonew- as the 
> > default with -new- 
> > as an option?
> > 
> 

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