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


From   Brendan Halpin <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 22:40:43 +0100

On Wed, Sep 19 2012, tashi lama wrote:

> In Shell
> $ stata -b try ", firm(93619)"    //yields try.log 
>
> Stata and Shell both are happy. I hope there aren't any catches. 

That's an interesting way to do it. If it works for you, it works. The
only misgiving I would have is that it is probably more flexible and
efficient (in terms of coding effort) in general to do the general
set-up in Stata code in a do-file, while reserving "programs" for core
functionality.

Brendan
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