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Re: st: how do you see the content of an ado file?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how do you see the content of an ado file?
Date   Fri, 20 Jul 2007 20:57:43 +0100 (BST)

> On 7/20/07, Nirina F <fstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> > If one wants to see what's behind say "reg" command, how do I see
> > how the coefficents are calculated?

--- "Sebastian F. Büchte" <sfbuechte@gmail.com> wrote:
> you could use the commands -which- and -view-:

easier to use is -viewsource-, however it won't tell you how the
coefficients of -regress- are calculated as most of the calculations
are done by a built in command -_regress- for which the source is not
available. The formulas are in the paper documentation though.

Hope this helps,
Maarten



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