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Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Producing graph with predictions after IVPOIS |

Date |
Thu, 7 Mar 2013 16:29:02 +0000 |

Specifically not explaining where user-written programs you refer to come from not explaining what "doesn't work" means not using the -cmdname- convention (neither do most people, but it's still a good idea). In fact these points don't really hinge on what is or is not in the FAQ or even whether there is one. Just imagine you wrote a program and someone says to you "I tried your program but it doesn't work". This is essentially no information. Or just imagine that you are the local Stata expert and someone says to you "I have problems with the -foobar- command". Your first question has to be "What is that?" Unclear questions waste everyone's time, including the people who wrote them, because they won't get good answers. Nick On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Anat (Manes) Tchetchik <anatmanes@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Nick, > Thanks for your answer. > I probably missed something, What was the thing I should have done > which I haven't? is there an archive with FAQs I could have search > for the answer there? > Anyway, I have posted two questions in the past few months, I didn't > realize it is that much. > Anat > > On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote: >> I have rewritten this question using Statalist FAQ guidelines. Why is >> this (seemingly) so difficult to understand and to do? Being new to >> Statalist can't be a reason here as Anat has posted many questions >> over some time. >> >> Anat Tchetchik, PhD >> >> I ran an -ivpois- model and want to produce few figures. >> >> -ivpois- is a user-written command by Austin Nichols from SSC. >> >> In the Poisson model I used to employ the -prgen- command, for example: >> >> prgen income, x( spain=1) from(1) to(14) ncases(14) gen(meetingsbrypr) >> >> But it doesn't work for -ivpois-. -prgen- is another user-written >> command, which I downloaded from <I can't fill that in, as several >> places could qualify>. >> >> Any ideas for other commands? >> >> Nick >> >> On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 12:54 PM, Anat (Manes) Tchetchik >> <anatmanes@gmail.com> wrote: >>> Hi all. >>> >>> I ran an IVPOIS model and wan't to produce few figures. >>> In the poisson model I used to employ the prgen command >>> (for example: prgen income, x( spain=1) from(1) to(14) ncases(14) gen >>> (meetingsbrypr) >>> But it doesn't work for the IVpois >>> Any ideas for other commands? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**Re: st: Producing graph with predictions after IVPOIS***From:*Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>

**References**:**st: Producing graph with predictions after IVPOIS***From:*"Anat (Manes) Tchetchik" <anatmanes@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Producing graph with predictions after IVPOIS***From:*Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Producing graph with predictions after IVPOIS***From:*"Anat (Manes) Tchetchik" <anatmanes@gmail.com>

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