Bookmark and Share

Notice: On April 23, 2014, Statalist moved from an email list to a forum, based at

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: st: What is EGEN_Varname and EGEN_SVarname ?

From   Maarten Buis <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: What is EGEN_Varname and EGEN_SVarname ?
Date   Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:33:30 +0200

---  On 31 Jul 2012, at 13:47, Pradipto Banerjee wrote:
>>> Nick, That's very interesting. I wasn't aware that this kind of
>>> usage of ":" is possible. It's another undocumented feature.

---Nick Cox:
> > It's documented. See help on macro extended functions and the
> > corresponding manual entry. That is accessible by -help extended fcn-.

--- On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Pradipto Banerjee wrote:
> No, it's not!

Not to be childish, but: Yes, it is!

Nick pointed you to "the corresponding manual entry", which is exactly
the entry Scott pointed you to.

I understand that the sheer size of the documentation can make it hard
for anyone to find exactly what they need, but that is something else
than claiming it is not documented.

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
*   For searches and help try:

© Copyright 1996–2018 StataCorp LLC   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   Site index