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st: RE: delimit

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: RE: delimit
Date   Tue, 26 Apr 2005 22:54:29 +0100

I don't think the idea of setting the delimiter to ; permanently makes
much sense. You can do it whenever you want within your own do and 
ado files, but that is irrelevant to interactive sessions. If you 
_could_ do this, it would at a stroke render .do and .ado 
files written otherwise illegal, and you really shouldn't want 
that to happen. 

Otherwise put, a way to do this would be to clone Stata 
yourself and change the syntax to make the ; obligatory. 

You could put -set more off- in a I wouldn't 
recommend it. 


Khan, Nasreen
> Does anybody knows how to permanently set the delimit to ; 
> and set more to off permanently in STATA.

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