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st: RE: -timer-


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: -timer-
Date   Wed, 17 May 2006 09:40:37 +0100

StataCorp do lay claim to all the words of the English 
language for command names, so this non-documented command
should be no surprise. (It is not -undocumented-.) 

The -ntimeofday-, -stimeofday- commands published in 
SJ 6(1) may be close to what you want. 

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

Joseph Coveney
 
> Does anyone know what -timer- does or how to use it?
> 
> . which timer
> built-in command:  timer
> 
> It wasn't there this February when I wrote my own little 
> -timer.ado- to
> convert SAS's seconds-from-midnight into a Stata string 
> (hh:mm:ss) for a
> project that's ongoing in fits and starts, so it's new since 
> Release 9.2
> (Windows).
> 
> -hsearch timer- doesn't turn up anything, and -help whatsnew- doesn't
> mention it.
> 
> Joseph Coveney
> 
> Meanwhile pressing on with my newly renamed 
> oiuernwahfohergartimer.ado . . .

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