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Nick Winter <nw53@cornell.edu> |

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Re: st: Nifty new command window behavio(u)r |

Date |
Wed, 04 May 2005 09:48:20 -0400 |

Well look at that...indeed it did work in 8.2. The change in default (Ctrl-V or Edit-Paste) behavior is nice.

Indeed I did forget the comma in the second command, and included a // rather than a /// -- though of course the problem remains even when those are fixed.

--Nick

At 08:42 AM 5/4/2005 -0500, you wrote:

--------------------------------------------------------At 09:10 AM 5/4/2005 -0400, Nick Winter wrote:Well, I just did the exact same thing in Stata 8.2, so I suspect this has been around a while and you just now noticed! I did have to use shift-insert rather than right click-paste or ctrl-v, so maybe that has changed, i.e. paste commands that are normally interchangeable are not so in Stata 8.2, maybe they are in 9.Tha is, I can cut and paste the following from this email (Try it!): forval i=1/3 { di `i' }

But not this:I encounter the same problem in 8.2. You can edit before hitting enter, i.e. get rid of the // and combine the lines. Also, I think you are missing a comma.

sysuse auto, clear

graph twoway scatter mpg price //

title("My Title")

I wonder if StataCorp could change this, and if others would find that useful?

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**References**:**Re: st: Nifty new command window behavio(u)r***From:*Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>

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