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Re: st: -choke-


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -choke-
Date   Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:22:31 -0400

E Michael Foster <emfoster@uab.edu> :
Perhaps
 error 5000
or somesuch?  Do you object to the display of an unadorned return code?

On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 12:18 PM, E Michael Foster <emfoster@uab.edu> wrote:
> 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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