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st: RE: a ui suggestion


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: a ui suggestion
Date   Thu, 13 May 2004 21:54:31 +0100

Do you mean 

program mysave
	version 8 
	syntax anything(name=filename) [, * ] 
	qui save `0' 
	display as text `"file {stata use `filename':`filename'} saved"'
end 

? 

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of Bill Rising
> Sent: 13 May 2004 21:42
> To: Stata Listserve
> Subject: st: a ui suggestion
> 
> 
> Here's something that would be a nice touch in Stata.
> 
> If I save a file named foo, then when Stata puts the message 
> 
> file foo.dta saved
> 
> into the results window. It would be nice if Stata actually wrote the 
> following to the results window:
> 
> display as text "file {stata use foo.dta:foo.dta} saved"
> 
> This way, if the output were being logged, a user could get 
> the file when 
> viewing the smcl file simply by clicking on the file saved message.
> 
> Whaddya think? 
> 
> Bill
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