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Re: st: RE: Re: How can commands be suppressed in the results window


From   Babak Oskooei <babak_cho@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Re: How can commands be suppressed in the results window
Date   Fri, 20 Nov 2009 06:29:41 -0800 (PST)

Dear Mike,

This is exactly what I was looking for. Many thanks to you and others for the comments.

Babak

--- On Thu, 11/19/09, Michael Hanson <mshanson@mac.com> wrote:

> From: Michael Hanson <mshanson@mac.com>
> Subject: Re: st: RE: Re: How can commands be suppressed in the results window
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 9:32 PM
> I'm a little surprised by some of the
> more complex answers given on this thread -- perhaps I am
> misunderstanding what looks to be a fairly simple question.
> 
> Babak:
> 
> Martin's suggestion to use -quietly- seems to me to be one
> half of the solution you seek.  The other half is its
> counterpart, -noisily-:
> 
> // Begin example
> 
> quietly {
>     log using quiet_noise.log, text replace
>     sysuse auto
>     noisily: regress price mpg foreign
>     log close
> }
> 
> // End example
> 
> Note that only the results of the -regress- command are
> displayed, and not the call to the -regress- command
> itself.  Is that something like what you are looking
> for?
> 
> Note also that if you look at the file "quiet_noise.log"
> with a plain text editor, you'll see that it only contains
> the results of the commands you precede with -noisily:-
> .  This log file might be more useful for you than
> (say) copying and pasting from the Results window, should
> you have some post-processing of the output in mind. 
> Using -estout- or a similar command is arguably an even
> better way to control what you output and how it looks,
> especially for inclusion in professional documents.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> Mike
> 
> 
> On Nov 18, 2009, at 9:09 AM, Babak Oskooei wrote:
> 
> > Thanks Martin, I probably did not clearly express my
> question. I do want to have the output, but I would like to
> suppress the command that generated the output from
> appearing in the results window.
> > 
> > I hope this clarifies my question.
> > 
> > Babak
> > 
> > --- On Wed, 11/18/09, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> wrote:
> > 
> >> From: Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
> >> Subject: st: RE: Re: How can commands be
> suppressed in the results window
> >> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> >> Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 9:03 AM
> >> 
> >> 
> >> You can put curly braces around the block of
> commands whose
> >> output you do
> >> not wish to see:
> >> 
> >> qui{
> >>     //no output for commands
> here
> >> }
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