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Re: st: executing commands on exit

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: executing commands on exit
Date   Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:09:22 +0100

Not the point: you can have several log files open simultaneously. That wasn't true until a few versions ago.


On 13 Sep 2011, at 14:35, Neil Shephard <> wrote:

On 13 September 2011 14:29, Nick Cox <> wrote:
I agree very much with Neil's general advice, which resembles my own
in a previous post, but this detail isn't true.

See the -help-, or as Neil would say, the -man- page.

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Neil Shephard
<> wrote:

you can't have two log-files open at a given time.

Ah yes, I forgot you can suspend temporarily suspend log-files with
-log off- and resume with -log on-

Apologies for misleading.


"To consult the statistician after an experiment is finished is often
merely to ask him to conduct a post mortem examination. He can perhaps
say what the experiment died of." ~ R.A. Fisher, Presidential Address
to the First Indian Statistical Congress, 1938

Neil Shephard
Clinical Trials Research Unit /
NIHR Research Design Service for Yorkshire & the Humber
University of Sheffield
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