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Re: st: Two wishes

From   "Michael S. Hanson" <>
Subject   Re: st: Two wishes
Date   Mon, 22 May 2006 23:21:30 -0400

On May 22, 2006, at 9:07 PM, Raphael Fraser wrote:

I wish Stata could have more than one data set in memory.
I'm curious: (1) What could you accomplish under such a setup that you cannot currently (given the many data management commands already in Stata)? (2) How would one prevent data management complications (same name for different variables in different datasets; specifying which dataset(s) to write to, frequency and/or sample period mismatches, etc.) that do not arise under the current setup?

On 5/22/06, Syed Gillani <> wrote:

2. Tital bar should read "Intercooled Stata x.x - [active.dta]"
Personally, I would favor an option for the Variables window to list the name (with a full path option) of the currently open data set -- but below the window title, in a smaller font size. A visual indicator also could be included to signify whether changes have been made to variables that have not yet been saved to a database. The key here is optional, as some users are likely to prefer a sparser interface. Just a thought.

-- Mike

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