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Re: st: New -ssc- subcommand in most recent update


From   Louis Boakye-Yiadom <lby_kw@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: New -ssc- subcommand in most recent update
Date   Sat, 17 Nov 2007 09:41:21 +0000 (GMT)

I don't know what's wrong, but I get the following
error message when I type -ssc whatshot-:
ssc: whatshot: invalid subcommand
r(198);

When I type -update query-, I get the message:
Do nothing; all files up to date.


Louis


--- "William Gould, StataCorp LP" <wgould@stata.com>
wrote:

> In the latest ado-file update for Stata, which you
> can obtain by typing 
> 
>         . update query
> 
> there is a new -ssc- subcommand, 
> 
>         . ssc whatshot
> 
>         Top 10 packages at SSC
> 
>                 Oct2007    
>           Rank   # hits    Package       Author(s)
>          
>
--------------------------------------------------------------
>              1   1214.0    outreg        John Luke
> Gallup
>              2    911.1    estout        Ben Jann
>              3    847.6    xtabond2      David
> Roodman
>              4    830.8    outreg2       Roy Wada
>              5    788.6    ivreg2        Steven
> Stillman, Mark E Schaffer,
>                                           
> Christopher F Baum
>              6    667.8    psmatch2      Barbara
> Sianesi, Edwin Leuven
>              7    508.2    gllamm        Sophia
> Rabe-Hesketh
>              8    320.3    xtivreg2      Mark E
> Schaffer
>              9    315.3    overid        Steven
> Stillman, Christopher F Baum,
>                                            Mark E
> Schaffer, Vince Wiggins
>             10    266.0    tabout        Ian Watson
>          
>
--------------------------------------------------------------
>           (Click on package name for description)
> 
> SSC stands for Statistical Software Components
> archive, a.k.a. Boston College
> Archive a.k.a. RePeC.  SSC has become the premier
> download site for
> user-written software on the web.  If you don't
> already know about the -ssc-
> command, type -help ssc-.  -ssc- is easy to use.  If
> you wanted to install the
> package named -estout-, you could type
> 
>         . ssc install estout
> 
> and, if you later wanted to uninstall it, you would
> type 
> 
>         . ssc uninstall estout
> 
> Anyway, by default -ssc whatshot- lists the ten most
> popular packages, 
> but you can specify the number to list:
> 
>         . ssc whatshot, n(20)
>         <output omitted>
> 
> Type -ssc whatshot, n(.)- to list all packages.  If
> you wanted to see
> the ten most popular packages by Nickolas Cox, you
> type
> 
>         . ssc whatshot, author(cox)
> 
>         Top 10 packages at SSC by author Cox
> 
>                 Oct2007    
>           Rank   # hits    Package       Author(s)
>          
>
--------------------------------------------------------------
>             13    230.2    egenmore      Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             14    198.3    whitetst      Nicholas J.
> Cox, Christopher F Baum
>             19    175.3    winsor        Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             35    132.7    tableplot     Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             38    126.7    matmap        Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             43    119.3    omninorm      Nicholas J.
> Cox, Christopher F Baum
>             47    106.0    tsspell       Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             51     95.3    statsmat      Christopher
> F Baum, Nicholas J. Cox
>             64     86.8    examples      Nicholas J.
> Cox
>             77     79.2    tabplot       Nicholas J.
> Cox
>          
>
--------------------------------------------------------------
>           (Click on package name for description)
> 
> You can combine the -n()- and -author()- options.
> 
> The list is updated monthly and is based on a
> 3-month moving average.
> 
> -- Bill
> wgould@stata.com
> 
> P.S.  Be careful about putting -ssc whatshot- on the
> subject line of email.
>       We have already discovered that most email
> filters give "whatshot" a 
>       high spam score.
> 
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