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st: Run a do file but see output


From   "Allan Reese (Cefas)" <allan.reese@cefas.co.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Run a do file but see output
Date   Wed, 4 Aug 2010 11:19:39 +0100

I've always used -do filename- for little command files.  Having written
a large file (mainly mata) that gets modified incrementally, I would
like to run it without the commands filling the results screen every
time.  So for the first time ever, I tried -run- but don't get any
output! This is documented [U]16.6.2 "neither the instructions in the
file nor any of the output ... is shown... . *This is not useful here*"!
[my emphasis!]

Adding noisily to the printf commands doesn't help.  Is there a way,
other than turning the .do into .ado, to run commands without showing
each command but displaying command output?

R Allan Reese
Senior statistician, Cefas
The Nothe, Weymouth DT4 8UB 

Tel: +44 (0)1305 206614 -direct
Fax: +44 (0)1305 206601 

www.cefas.co.uk 



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