Statalist


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

Re: Re: Re: st: Is there an ideal do file editor?


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re: Re: st: Is there an ideal do file editor?
Date   Fri, 16 May 2008 12:18:30 -0400

On 5/16/08, Martin Wang <zwang215@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Sergiy,
>
> Thank you for your reply. It's really weird that Stata do not want to correct their
> bugs.. I don't know why they don't want to make it perfect, maybe they think they

I don't agree. From my experience, the people at Stata Corp. have been
very cooperative so far both in confirming the bugs and eliminating
them. A "perfect program" is something of an abstraction. Good luck
with Notepad++!

Sergiy.


>have enough market power.. Anyway, I'm still trying the Notepad++, hope it will
>work somehow.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Martin
>
> ======= 2008-05-16 22:36:19 Original Message£º=======
>
> >Hello Martin.
> >
> >I believe there is no "ideal" text editor in the meaning you describe
> >and there will be none since Stata itself is inconsistent in handling
> >comments in the code. See examples here:
> >http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-05/msg00040.html
> >(or at least no explanation for these inconsistencies has been
> >discovered so far).
> >
> >Without being able to separate code from comments, no editor will be
> >able to highlight the syntax correctly. There are also other problems
> >related to the nature of Stata as a language of interpretation, rather
> >than compilation: is "foo bar" a command and an argument (variable)? a
> >command and a subcommand (like "graph bar")? a typo? No editor that I
> >know will resolve this, thus they refuse to highlight user-defined
> >commands unless they are listed in a separate list (and then they
> >usually highlight them everywhere, regardless of the syntax, that the
> >editors are not aware of).
> >
> >Best regards,
> >  Sergiy Radyakin
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >On 5/15/08, Ziyang Wang <wzmartin@ust.hk> wrote:
> >> Hi Friedrich Huebler,
> >>
> >> Thank you for your great work! I tried but don't know why I cannot get through. It at best stopped at "script paused" or just do nothing.. Do you have any idea why?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Martin
> >>
> >> ======= 2008-05-15 22:52:48 Original Message£º=======
> >>
> >> >Martin,
> >> >
> >> >The website below describes how you can run Stata commands from
> >> >Notepad++ and other editors. Notepad++ is free and supports syntax
> >> >highlighting for Stata.
> >> >
> >> >Guide to integrating Stata and external text editors
> >> >http://huebler.info/2008/20080427-stata.html
> >> >
> >> >Friedrich
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Ziyang Wang <wzmartin@ust.hk> wrote:
> >> >> Dear all,
> >> >>
> >> >> Is there an ideal do file editor which highlights the key words of stata and in the same time allows to run it, as simple as Ctrl-D with the Stata do file editor? I really like editors which can highlights key words those staff. I tried ultraEdit but every time it calls a different Stata to run the code which is not desirable..
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks!
> >> >>
> >> >> Martin
> >> >*
> >> >*   For searches and help try:
> >> >*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> >> >*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> >> >*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> >> >
> >>
> >> = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> *
> >> *   For searches and help try:
> >> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> >> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> >> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> >>
> >> _____________________________________________________________________
> >> Mensaje analizado y protegido por Telefonica Empresas
> >>
> >>
> >> *
> >> *   For searches and help try:
> >> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> >> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> >> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> >>
> >
> >*
> >*   For searches and help try:
> >*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> >*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> >*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
> >.
>
> = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
>
>
>
>
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/
>

*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index