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Re: st: One help file for two program

From   John Antonakis <>
Subject   Re: st: One help file for two program
Date   Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:54:09 +0100

Thanks Austin. I am not clear on what you are saying exactly; if you could briefly elaborate that would be great?

Also, does your advice hold if one of the commands exists already (e.g., ttest)? In that case is it just best to do two commands with two (same) help files?



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On 22.03.2013 18:48, Austin Nichols wrote:
John Antonakis <>
Sorry -- I started to write an email and then sent accidentally way
too early.  Was going to suggest writing one command that points to
two versions, one immediate and one that operates on data in memory.

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:44 PM, Austin Nichols <> wrote:
John Antonakis <>
adoedit h

shows one way:

program h
         help `0'

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 1:36 PM, John Antonakis <> wrote:

How does one go about linking one help file to two programs (e.g., the
program, "ttest" and its immediate form, "ttesti")?

That is, when one types "help ttest" or "help ttesti" it will open the same
helpfile (associated with say ttest).

I have been looking into how it is done in help files but I can't find the
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