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Re: st: end of do-file notify


From   Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: end of do-file notify
Date   Sat, 29 Sep 2012 15:05:20 -0400

Dan, thanks a lot for your input.  That's very helpful!   Best, Daifeng

On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 2:49 PM, Dan Blanchette <dan_blanchette@unc.edu> wrote:
> Pablo,
>
> I came up with this idea.
>
> Save this code as beep_me.ado and put it in your ado\plus\b directory:
>
> program beep_me
> version 9
> args n_beeps
>
> if missing("`n_beeps'") {
>   local n_beeps= 3
> }
> forvalues n= 1/`n_beeps' {
>   beep
>   sleep 1000
> }
> shell pause
>
> end
>
> Then run your code inside -capture noisily- and follow it with -beep_me-
> like so:
>
> capture noisily {
>   sysuse auto, clear
>   describe
>   tab turn
>   su
> }
> beep_me
>
> By default -beep_me- will beep 3 times with a second between beeps unless
> you specify how many beeps you want:
>
> . beep_me 10
>
> At the end -beep_me- will have a Windows shell window pop-up with the
> message:
>  Press any key to continue . . .
>
> So, when you see that window you have to remember that it was caused by
> -beep_me-
> and your do-file is done or stopped due to an error.
>
> Dan Blanchette
>
> Research Programming Services
> Carolina Population Center
> University of North Carolina
> Dan_Blanchette@unc.edu
>
>
>
>
>> From      Carsten Sauer <carsten.sauer@uni-bielefeld.de>
>> To        statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject           Re: st: end of do-file notify
>> Date      Fri, 17 Aug 2012 19:23:39 +0200
>>
>>
>> Hi Pablo,
>> you could use the -beep- command at the end of your do-file:
>>
>> sysuse auto, clear
>> reg weight length foreign
>> beep
>>
>> Best, Carsten
>>
>>
>> Am 17.08.2012 18:47, schrieb Pablo Bonilla:
>>
>>     Dear stata list,
>>
>>     Some times when I am running a do-file I don't know how to make it
>>     notify me that it already finished running the do-file or it found an
>>     error on it. I usually go to excel or internet while Stata is running
>>     and some times the window bar at the bottom of the screen blinks and
>>     some times it does not. I have tried minimizing Stata but it does not
>>     work always.
>>
>>     Is there a way to know when Stata finished and therefor don't waste to
>>     much time??
>>
>>     Thanks
>>
>>
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