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RE: st: using pwd in an if statement
I think we think that.
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> Thank you, Nick and Nick, for the advice.
> I installed the -fastcd- package, and it works nicely.
> So if I want to keep everything related to one project (command log,
> output log, data) in that project's directory, then my
> choices seem to be:
> 1. always use full path names
> 2. always -cd- to the proper directory at the beginning of a Stata
> session (or the beginning of a do-file), using full path name or the
> -fastce- package, and then can use relative (short) file names.
> Do I have that right?
> Christopher W. Ryan, MD
> SUNY Upstate Medical University Clinical Campus at Binghamton
> and Wilson Family Practice Residency, Johnson City, NY
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> Nick Winter wrote:
> > The package -fastcd- on SSC has a utility called -c-
> designed for just
> > this sort of issue. It allows you to set up a set of associations
> > between directory and mnemonics-- such as "hannah" for
> > "C:\data\scholar\Hannah", and so on. Then you can type "c
> hannah" and
> > you will be switched to that directory.
> > The package name is fastcd; once you install the package,
> note that you
> > have to type
> > . help fastcd
> > for help. The command, howver, is "c". This is a side
> effect of me
> > naming the command a single letter--something Stata advises
> > Stata has subsequently taken back "help c" to point to help
> on the c()
> > macros.
> > --Nick Winter
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