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Re: st: Scheme error message
At 10:39 AM 9/8/2004, Friedrich Huebler wrote:
I've had exactly the same problem it seems. After spending 2 hours trying
to figure out what I was doing wrong and a couple of messages to Stata tech
support, here's the final answer (haven't had the chance to check that out
I would like to use the s2color scheme with a white background
instead of the default ltbluishgray. I copied the file s2color.scheme
to the personal ado directory, changed the line "color background
ltbluishgray" to "color background white", and saved the scheme under
the name s2colorfh.scheme. When I use this new scheme I get an error
What am I doing wrong? When I use a modified s2mono scheme with a
white background I don't get an error message but the modified
s2color scheme does not work.
At 02:56 PM 8/31/2004, Stata Technical Support wrote:
I am quite annoyed with Stata lately. It seems that there are far too many
"enhancements" and "features" that are undocumented or plain contradictory
to what the manual says. I do not want to waste hours of my time to read
the manual and do things right and then have that all go down the drain
just because Stata have decided to redo the whole thing and forgot to tell
The structure of the schemes has changed. You shouldn't use the file named
"s2color.scheme" as your model. Instead, you need to use "scheme-s2color.
scheme" which can be found in the same folder (C:\Program Files\Stata8\ado\
Major changes that go against the manual should be reserved for new
versions, NOT updates (unless it is to fix something that is really wrong).
But perhaps, it's just my nature to gripe.
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