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Re: st: -syntax- options names


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -syntax- options names
Date   Tue, 17 Feb 2009 15:45:32 -0500

Dan Blanchette <dan.blanchette@duke.edu>:
This is well-known and well-documented behavior (help syntax, go to
help syntax##description_of_options, help syntax##optionally_on, help
syntax##optionally_off).

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 3:33 PM, Dan Blanchette <dan.blanchette@duke.edu> wrote:
> Did you already know that when writing a Stata program you ironically can't
> name an option that begins with the letters "no"?  If you really
> need to name an option that starts with the letters "no", you can do it if
> you specify it in one or more capital letters.
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