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RE: Wish list: clear stata result screen


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: Wish list: clear stata result screen
Date   Mon, 8 Nov 2004 20:09:56 -0000

This is better than my earlier suggestion, 
which please ignore. 

That said, the -n(200)- here means 200 newlines. 
You may have a big monitor that makes this 
an optimal answer, but again it may be too high. 

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

Dan Menes
 
> There doesn't seem to be a "clear" command, but
> 
> display _newline(200)
> 
> is a little simpler than the loop you suggested.  Make sure 
> you do a "set more off" first.

Renzo Comolli
 
> A small addition to the Stata Wish list: a command for "Clear 
> stata result
> screen"
> I think there is no such a command (I looked hard for it).
> 
> At the moment, I use an ado file I wrote (below), but for 
> some reason it is
> slow to execute.
> If any person on Statalist has any idea to make it faster, I 
> would greatly
> appreciate.
> 
> program define cls2
>         forvalues n=1/2000 {
>         display ""
>         local ++n
>         }
> end
> exit

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