Quite right, I really should have noticed that before! Doesn't get around
the problem when you think you've filled in everything in the dialog box to
get what you want, click 'OK' then discover the results aren't quite what
you wanted after all, so my first suggestion still stands.
From: Roger Harbord [mailto:Roger.Harbord@bristol.ac.uk]
At the moment in Stata 8.0 :
- without any arguments gives an error. Does anyone else
think it would
be great if it brought up the last dialog box instead?
(Sometimes the name of this is is not quite the same as the
name of the
last command, e.g. -db ttestby- is not the same as -db
ttest-, which gives
you a list to choose from in the Viewer - I'd wish to always
get the last
dialog box straight away.)
I've continued to avoid db's, so I can't speak to the utility of this
generally, but it sounds useful to me.
Alternatively, some way of stopping the dialog box closing
when you click
'OK' - I know X-Windows has pushpins that do this, but I
think maybe in MS
Windows dialog boxes either always close on OK or always
don't ?? - the
latter means you can easily end up with far too many dialog
boxes around at
the same time (anyone else used Genstat for Windows?).
I believe that the "Submit" button - as opposed to "OK" - is what you