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RE: st: -choke-


From   E Michael Foster <emfoster@uab.edu>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: -choke-
Date   Fri, 13 Apr 2012 16:18:50 +0000

Thanks for taking the time to attend to a fairly frivolous point, but at this point, I'm in for a penny, in for a pound, as they say

>So I think it's time to define chock.ado.
>
>program define choke
>      di "Mike says to stop!!!!"
>      qui stoprightnow
>      end
>
>This doesn't quite work because I don't want anything other than "Mike 
>says to stop!!!" in the log.
>
>I'd like to suppress the error message:
>        unrecognized command:  stoprightnow
>        r(199);
>yet, if I use -cap- execution proceeds.
>
>Suggestions?

>>> Couldn't you just have an -exit- command?

-exit- doesn't quite do it either.  IN some instances, I'm running code in stata while it's open and don't want the program to close
Any ideas?  



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