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st: RE: Some Stata 9 issues
Since this is still in the running as one
solution, I should point that it is way
too long. The fourth line is redundant.
syntax [anything] [, options ]
help `anything', nonew `options'
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Cox
> Sent: 01 May 2005 16:25
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> 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'
> 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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