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Re: st: abbrivation in ado-file and equation in help file?


From   Nick Bornschein <nick.bornschein@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: abbrivation in ado-file and equation in help file?
Date   Fri, 21 Dec 2012 10:09:37 +0100

Hi Nick,

thanks.
Is there any guide how to implement SMCL directives in a help file. At the moment I have no idea how to do this and what I need to do is just bring one equation in my help file.

-Nick


Am 20.12.12 15:49, schrieb Nick Cox:
If you want to allow say

myprogram

to be abbreviatable as

myprog

you would need to release two or more ado files, In particular,
myprog.ado could contain in its entirety

program myprog
             myprogram `0'
end

If you want to allow -myprogra-, -myprogr- as well each of those
abbreviations requires a separate .ado file too.

Equations can be indicated using text or SMCL directives. You would
need to provide a link to files containing anything else. For example,
Stata doesn't support TeX ir HTML mark-up in help files.

Nick

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Nick Bornschein
<nick.bornschein@googlemail.com> wrote:

I have written my first ado-file for calculation the effect size r after a
t-Test and while writing the ado-/help file I'm trying to fix 2 things:

-how can I tell stata in my ado-file to use an abbreviation for my new
command?
-is it possible to write an equation in a help file?
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