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Re: st: do editor (resized) pinned to always on top


From   "Alan Neustadtl" <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: do editor (resized) pinned to always on top
Date   Wed, 2 Apr 2008 09:38:08 -0400

I think it would also be useful to be able to "pin" the window, like
help windows, command window, etc. in the general Stata object (frame,
whatever a programmer calls it).  That is similar to always being on
top.

Best,
Alan

On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 6:52 AM, Buzz Burhans <buzzb3@verizon.net> wrote:
> Thanks for the tip Vladimir.
>
>  I usually have ~6 programs/windows running simultaneously, and my switching
>  includes bouncing back and forth between the text editor as well as the
>  Stata results window and the -do- file editor. Your tip works even when I
>  have multiple windows to switch.
>
>  Nonetheless, I still would like to see my resized -do- editor "always on
>  top" in some instances, and hope StataCorp will consider making that
>  possible.
>
>  Thanks again for the tip.
>
>
>  Buzz Burhans, Ph.D.
>
>  Dairy-Tech Group
>
>  Twin Falls, ID
>  Phone: 208-320-0829
>  Fax: 208-735-1289
>
>  So. Albany VT
>  Phone: 802-755-6842
>
>  Email: buzzb3@verizon.net
>
>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>  [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Vladimir Vakhitov
>  Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 10:11 PM
>  To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>  Subject: Re: st: do editor (resized) pinned to always on top
>
>  I use Alt+Tab to switch between windows. It's fast and the do-file
>  doesn't clog the main window.
>
>  I also created a small sound file and run it with -shell- command as
>  the last command in the do-file every time when I run Stata in the
>  background (or when the execution time is too long, so that I could do
>  something else).
>
>  Vladimir.
>
>
>  2008/3/31, Buzz Burhans <buzzb3@verizon.net>:
>  > I have another request/suggestion loosely related to my posts earlier
>  today
>  >  regarding troubleshooting -do- files.  It would be very helpful if the
>  -do-
>  >  file editor window could be pinned open or set to "always on top" while
>  >  working with Stata.  I usually resize it to a small portion of the screen
>  so
>  >  I can see my results screen while I run a selection from the do file -but
>  of
>  >  course when I navigate in the results window or another Stata window the
>  >  -do- editor disappears to the task bar because it gets automatically
>  >  minimized.
>  >
>  >  It would be a great asset to have the -do- editor window remain visible.
>  >
>  >  Thanks for listening, and again, no response is necessary.
>  >
>  >  Buzz
>  >
>  >  Buzz Burhans, Ph.D.
>  >
>  >  Dairy-Tech Group
>  >
>  >  Twin Falls, ID
>  >  Phone: 208-320-0829
>  >  Fax: 208-735-1289
>  >
>  >  So. Albany VT
>  >  Phone: 802-755-6842
>  >
>  >  Email: buzzb3@verizon.net
>  >
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