Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: RE: meaning of _result(#) in stata.

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: meaning of _result(#) in stata.
Date   Tue, 7 Sep 2004 19:16:21 +0100

No need for shame or even embarrassment. 
-_result()- is oldstyle. 

However, apart from rummaging in used-book 
stores for old manuals, it is best to reverse 
engineer the meaning from a comparison of 
-disp_res- and -ret li- or -eret li-. 


> I am ashamed to ask this but is there any paper or file that 
> describes the
> complete meaning of _result() followed by a number?
> I know some concern mean, variance, etc.
> I also know that stata has new syntax for them through the 
> e(name) r(name) etc
> capabilities.
> But sometimes, when reading old programs, I would like to 
> know the exact meaning of the macro.
> Where can I find an exhaustive explanation for these macros?

*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2021 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index