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st: RE: RE: parameter handover in .ado file


From   Tutor 2005 UM <tutor2005um@googlemail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: parameter handover in .ado file
Date   Thu, 13 Apr 2006 13:49:57 +0200

Thanks everybody for the good advice.
I am confident, this will get me started.

steffen

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Newson, Roger B
> Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2006 3:19 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: RE: parameter handover in .ado file
> 
> 
> You need to find out about the -syntax- and -args- commands. 
> In Stata, type
> 
> whelp syntax
> 
> to find more about -syntax-, and
> 
> whelp args
> 
> to find more about -args-.
> 
> The hardcopy documentation is in the Stata Programming Manual 
> under -[P] syntax-. You should probably read this manual, if 
> you have access to a copy. Unfortunately, the Programming 
> Manual is no longer shipped as part of the base documentation 
> set, and users have to order it specially. So you may 
> possibly have to do the best you can with the online help.
> 
> Best wishes
> 
> Roger
> 
> 
> Roger Newson
> Lecturer in Medical Statistics
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Steffen Groening
> Sent: 12 April 2006 13:26
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: parameter handover in .ado file
> 
> Hi everybody,
> 
> I was trying to do write my own little .ado program, but 
> encountered some problems while doing that. Hopefully you can 
> help me out here.
> 
> How do you hand over the parameters you enter when calling an 
> .ado program?
> 
> E.g. you type: programname if parameter1 parameter2 parameter3
> 
> How can i address the values entered for parameter1, 
> parameter2, etc. in the .ado file?
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> Steffen.
> 
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