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st: RE: list in stata8
> I don't know whether I am the only one, but I am irritated
> by the new list
> I often type "l" to inspect my data. This is now annoyingly slow.
> Moreover, I think that the default behavior should be the
> old ", clean" one:
> Who wants lines every 5 observations? I definitely don't!
> (the same for
> summarize btw).
> Who asked for these lines? They are not a logical
> separation of the data. It
> reminds me a bit of microsoft trying to come up with things
> people need, like
> the paperclip.
> Anyway, this is a cryout to the stata people:
> Give me my old "list" back: fast and clean!
I am not signing up to this, as I like the new -list-.
Irrespective of that, something that can be done is wire
the behaviour you want into your own wrapper. This provides
an illustration, and can be extended:
syntax [varlist] [if] [in] [, clean * ]
list `varlist' `if' `in', clean `options'
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