From: "Nick Cox" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: RE: st: Re: how to save ado files
Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2003 17:22:16 -0000
Not quite. You can automate the -discard-
within an .ado calling up your text editor (which
could be .doedit). This and
other editor tips are documented at
1) remains vital and 3) remains important.
R. Allan Reese
> While it is a convenient development environment in many ways,
> Stata+editor does require the user to remember various steps in
> sequence *every time*:
> 1) save "program something" in something.ado, but you don't have to
> exit the editor,
> 2) if you have called the previous version in the Stata session,
> use "discard" or it will show you the same error,
> 3) write code that does not change the data irreversibly.
> "sortpreserve" is a fantastic option for programmers.
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