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RE: st: run stata in a batch mode using do file


From   tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: run stata in a batch mode using do file
Date   Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:21:30 +0000

Interesting. Thanks
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> From: brendan.halpin@ul.ie
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: run stata in a batch mode using do file
> Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 18:16:13 +0100
>
> On Wed, Sep 19 2012, tashi lama wrote:
>
>> Out of curiosity, why is it that stata can't run ado file directly in a
>> batch mode? It is very inconvenient for someone like me who prefer to
>> write adofile than a do file because it is faster and better in
>> design(arguments arent positional).
>
> An ado-file simply defines and makes available a command. It doesn't
> "do" anything, in the sense of carrying out actions on data or creating
> output.
>
> Brendan
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