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st: Re: editing adofiles


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: editing adofiles
Date   Sat, 5 Feb 2005 08:23:47 -0500

ssc install adoedit
adoedit foo...

You should not edit Stata's own ado files (those in the Stata folder); save them as, e.g., foo2.ado in your _own_ ado directory (e.g. ~/ado/personal) and change the program define therein from foo to foo2.

You cannot use adoedit (and the do/ado-file editor) on large ado-files, those over 32K. For that have a look at the SSC item "Texteditors", which discusses alternatives for all platforms. Many of the text editors out there will colorize/colourise Stata syntax.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

On Feb 5, 2005, at 2:33 AM, April wrote:


Dear Statalisters,

        How does one edit an ado file?
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