EViews 10 Help Topics

Welcome to the EViews help system. The following links offer quick access to frequently used portions of the help system.

Registration

If you have not yet registered your individual user copy of EViews, we encourage you to do so. Details on the individual serial number registration procedure are provided in the following section:

Help Reference

The following links provide quick access to summaries of the help command reference material. Using these links is the quickest way of finding all of the relevant EViews commands and functions associated with a general topic such as equations, strings, or statistical distributions.

• “Object View and Procedure Reference” lists all of the views and procedures associated with each object.

• “Object Command Summary” provides the reverse listing of the objects associated with each view and procedure.

• “Graph Creation Commands” documents the specialized object view commands for producing graph views from various EViews data objects. Commands for customizing graphs are outlined in the graph object reference (see “Graph”).

• “Command Reference” lists basic EViews auxiliary (generally commands not associated with specific objects) and interactive commands.

• “Special Expression Reference” describes special expressions that may be used in series assignment and series generation, or as terms in estimation specifications.

• “String Function Summary” lists functions for working with strings.

• “Date Function Summary” lists functions for working with date numbers.

• “Operator and Function Reference” includes a listing of the functions and mathematical operators used in forming series expressions, and in performing matrix element operations.

• “Matrix Language Reference” describes the basic functions and commands used when working with matrix objects.

• “Programming Language Reference” lists the commands, functions and keywords used in EViews programming and string processing.

• “Workfile & Informational Functions” documents special functions that return information about the workfile and the observation identifiers.

• “Valmap Functions” describes specialized functions for working with value maps.

What’s New in EViews 10

We strongly recommend that existing EViews users examine our overview describing important EViews 10 new features:

In particular, we recommend that you examine the section describing issues of compatibility with prior versions of EViews: