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Re: st: System Macros


From   User Stata <statachina@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: System Macros
Date   Tue, 4 Aug 2009 12:46:05 +0800

Dear Sergiy Radyakin

thanks for your kind suggestions

Chuntao

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:24 AM, Sergiy Radyakin<serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Mr. Li,
>
> you can use:
> . display c(current_date)
> 29 Jul 2009
>
> . display c(current_time)
> 12:16:27
>
> If you type
> creturn list
> you will get a long list of other system settings with links to
> corresponding help files.
>
> If you have manuals, this topic is covered in the User's Guide,
> U18.3.12 page 200 (for Stata 10).
>
> 2StataCorp: is the use of $S_DATE and $S_TIME discouraged in the
> modern versions and c(current_...) is preferable in any way?
>
> Best wishes,
>   Sergiy Radyakin
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:55 AM, User Stata<statachina@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Users,
>>
>>   i am new to this software, please forgive my narive questions
>>
>>   the truth is that i cannot find helps for some system variables
>> like $S_DATE, $S_TIME. I guess there are many more certain variables
>> but where can i find a list?
>>
>>   thanks
>>
>> --
>> Chuntao Li
>> Chinese Academy of Finance and Development
>> Central University of Finance and Economics
>> Beijing, China
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-- 
Chuntao Li
Chinese Academy of Finance and Development
Central University of Finance and Economics
Beijing, China

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