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Re: st: How can I keep track of computation time ?


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How can I keep track of computation time ?
Date   Mon, 21 May 2007 14:14:25 -0400

PatrickT--
-etime- is for programs only, like -profiler-, I think.

Try
help rmsg
help timer
ssc desc elapse

I like the last one, myself, though I often do the equivalent
calculation myself using locals (so I have total control over how the
time elapsed is stored).

On Tue, 22 May 2007 PatrickT@umac.mo wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> How can I keep track of computation time within stata do files? Matlab has
> a built-in tic and toc stop-watch, doesn't stata?
>
> I have found a reference to the etime stata module by Dan Blanchette
> --http://econpapers.repec.org/software/bocbocode/s435504.htm -- is that the
> way to go?
>
> many thanks,
>
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