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Re: st: Running do files one line at a time


From   Ulrich Kohler <ukohler@sowi.uni-mannheim.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Running do files one line at a time
Date   Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:07:15 +0000

> I'm using Stata to demonstrate some points in a lecture - doing graphs,
> regressions, t-tests etc. 'live' so to speak. I'm not sufficiently
> fluent with Stata to write it on the fly, especially for graphics commands.
>
> What I would like to do is to prepare a do file in advance, and step
> through it, execute it, one line (or one statement) at a time. I can't
> see any obvious way to do this in Stata.
>
> I'm sure the answer is very obvious, but I am failing to see it!

you can use -more- after each command. -more- will causes Stata to stop until 
you press any key. 

For example:

use auto, clear
describe
more

graph mpg weight, border
more

gen weight2 = weight^2
regress mpg weihght weight2
more

predict yhat
graph mpg yhat weight, border c(.l) s(oi) ylab xlab
more

-- 
ukohler@sowi.uni-mannheim.de
http://www.sowi.uni-mannheim.de/lesas

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