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Re: st: 64 bit Stata for the Mac /feature request

From   "Friedrich Huebler" <>
Subject   Re: st: 64 bit Stata for the Mac /feature request
Date   Sun, 15 Jun 2008 18:24:22 -0400


It is possible to pass commands from a text editor to Stata in
Windows. One solution is described here:


On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 11:55 AM, Salah Mahmud <> wrote:
> Sorry,
> I meant Chris's request.
>> Lines of code can currently be passed to Stata (via Apple Events), though
>> there is no way to get the return code back.  This would be helpful for
>> someone wanting to call Stata silently (i.e., unattended) from another
>> process, but I don't personally see what value it would add for editing
>> do/ado files.
> Apple users are lucky, as usual :)
> I do not think a similar facility exists in Windows. Have not looked
> hard though. Perhaps it could be done using DDE. But it would be far
> easier for Windows users to a have it implemented through a Stata
> interface.
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