Running Gauss Non-Interactively
Gauss can be run non-interactively in the same manner as SPSS or SAS. The steps for this process includes writting a command file using your favorite UNIX editor, and the submitting those commands to Gauss for evaluation and execution.
The steps you will have to take to run Gauss noninteractively varies according to the platform.
- On IBM PC's:
- Create a command file with an ASCII text editor (such as Notepad).
- Select Statistics and Mathematics from the Start menu
- Select Gauss
- At the prompt type
run filenamewhere filename equals the path and name of the file you wish to run.
- On Libra Clusters:
- Create a command file with a UNIX editor (e.g. pico, emacs, vi).
- To run Gauss non-interactively, type
gauss -B inputfile > outputfile &where inputfile is the location and name of the command file and outputfile is the place you would like the results of your analysis to be stored.