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Re: st: RE: [Stata 9] Syntax Highlighting?

From   Roger Newson <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: [Stata 9] Syntax Highlighting?
Date   Thu, 29 Sep 2005 18:50:41 +0100

If Raphael is considering investing in a high-powered editor for do-files (or even in downloading one free), then the place to look is

If Raphael is a Windows user and wants syntax highlighting, then TextPad might be a good editor to consider.

Hope this helps.


At 18:38 29/09/2005, Nick Cox wrote (in reply to Raphael Fraser):


(I guess because syntax highlighting would entail
a disproportionate investment of programming
effort, and -doedit- is deliberately a minimal
editor. In practice users who want high-powered
text editors already use some favourite outside


Raphael Fraser

> Does Stata 9 Do-file Editor supports syntax highlighting?
> And for the folks at Stata Corp.; if the answer is no then why not?

Roger Newson
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