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st: RE: how to prevent wrapping of text?


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to prevent wrapping of text?
Date   Fri, 21 Jun 2002 18:35:50 +0100

brian_jacob@harvard.edu
> 
> I am using Stata 7 and wanted to know if there is a way to prevent text
> from wrapping when I am using the list command.  As a default, if I list
> more than about 6 variables, the text will wrap both on the screen and in
> the log file.  I have played with the set linesize command, but 
> it does not
> seem to work well.  I can get the size to become NARROWER, but not wider.
> Also, it is not always clear whether this is just effecting the 
> view on the
> screen or on the log file or both.
> 

One response is to ask what you want the -list- for. 

If you want to inspect the data, then -edit- may be more 
manageable. 

If you want some hard copy for a report or archival purposes, 
then -outfile- may be more manageable. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

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