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Re: st: RE: Re: two steps of writing commands


From   Mandy fu <mandy.fu1@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Re: two steps of writing commands
Date   Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:55:41 -0500

Thank you so much for the stylerules! These are exactly what I'm
looking for.I'm so happy to find suggestions on stata programming
style.

Thanks again!
Mandy

On 2/12/09, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Thanks for the plug. I am not sure that this is what Mandy is seeking,
> but anyone interested in style rules (add any ironic overtones you wish)
> will find that the write-up in
>
> SJ-5-4  pr0018  . . . . . . . . . . . . Suggestions on Stata programming
> style
>        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  N.
> J. Cox
>        Q4/05   SJ 5(4):560--566                                 (no
> commands)
>        suggestions for good Stata programming style
>
> supersedes the document on SSC. That is accessible to all via
>
> <http://www.stata-journal.com/sjpdf.html?articlenum=pr0018>
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Kit Baum
>
> Nick Cox's stylerules might be useful:  findit stylerules
>
> On Feb 12, 2009, at 02:33 ,Mandy wrote:
>
> > I was wondering if I sould combine these two steps together.  Should I
> > take consideration of getting the commands simpler, more concise,and
> > more transparent in step 1 so that I don't need step 2 at all? Is the
> > two-step way usual or most people don't need the second step? Any
> > comments will be helpful.  Thanks a lot!
>
>
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