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st: RE: Re: Making a unique log file


From   "Donald Spady" <dspady@ualberta.ca>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Re: Making a unique log file
Date   Tue, 25 Apr 2006 15:47:36 -0600

Michael
  With this all I got was a file named comlog$(S_DATE).txt
I then tried
Cmdlog using "D:\statalogs\comlog($S_DATE)" and it worked fine.
Many thanks.
Alex: your idea was much more ambitious than my needs, but thank you anyway.
Don Spady
-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Michael Blasnik
Sent: April 25, 2006 3:32 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: Re: Making a unique log file

Cmdlog using "D:\statalogs\comlog${S_DATE}"


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donald Spady" <dspady@ualberta.ca>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 5:21 PM
Subject: st: Making a unique log file


>I want to make a command log file using cmdlog, but I want it to be unique
> every time I begin Stata.  Right now my command is
>
> cmdlog using "D:\statalogs\comlog",append
>
> I want it to read something like
> Cmdlog using "D:\statalogs\comlog"+"$S_DATE"
>
> or some other unique identifier but every time I try it, the program 
> aborts
> when it gets to the '+' sign.  Can someone please tell me how to get this 
> to
> work.
>
> Many thanks in advance.
>
> Donald W Spady MD, MSc
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