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Re: st: Stata 9 announcement


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wz-berlin.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Stata 9 announcement
Date   Thu, 7 Apr 2005 09:53:43 +0200

cnguyen@stata.com wrote:
> Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wz-berlin.de> wrote:
> > Sometimes I accidentelly save a changed dataset under the same name as
> > the orignial dataset. This happens if I accidently hit "Ctrl S" in Stata,
> > which causes Stata to execute the command -save, replace-. I have once
> > asked
>
> On the Mac and Unix GUI, there is an option to always overwrite existing
> datasets when selecting File > Save or when using the keyboard shortcut. 
> It sounds like you have the option enabled.  Open the General Preferences
> dialog, look for the "Overwriting existing data when saving" checkbox and
> uncheck it.

Many thanks for this! I have never noticed that checkbox, albeit it's 
placement is quite prominent....

uli


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