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Re: -varabbrev- setting [was: st: re: question about "testparm"]


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: -varabbrev- setting [was: st: re: question about "testparm"]
Date   Sun, 1 Feb 2009 22:29:19 +0100

To my delight, I just discovered that it does work on Windows :-)

HTH
Martin _______________________ ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kit Baum" <baum@bc.edu>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Sunday, February 01, 2009 10:26 PM
Subject: re: -varabbrev- setting [was: st: re: question about "testparm"]


<>
To answer Martin,

a) Michael's mention of tab-completion being a common *nix feature may explain why it works on Mac OS X (which I believe he also is using) but may not work on Windows.

b) It is an Americanism to say 'your mileage may vary', as a European would more sensibly* talk about litres/kilometre than miles/gallon. But there it is.

Kit

* It is readily seen that the relationship between price and mpg is not nearly as linear (and the linear fit not nearly as good) as that between price and 1/mpg.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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