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Re: st: clear


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: clear
Date   Wed, 24 Sep 2008 11:36:00 -0400

Sergiy--
Yes, the manual describes "Graph" as the default name (p.463).
Perhaps you want -clear all- or -discard-?

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 11:10 AM, Sergiy Radyakin
<serjradyakin@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you Steven.
> Option replace has an inconsistency of its own:
>
>   sysuse auto
>   scatter l w, name("Graph") mc(red)
>   scatter l w
>   graph display Graph
>
> Here the second command overrides the graph saved in the first command
> without an option -replace-.
> Nothing deadly, but can happen, because the reserved name for the
> default graph "Graph" is nothing extraordinary like "_ST0001XYZ". Does
> the manual describe "Graph" as the such name?
>
> Anyways, just wish graph clear _all was part of the official clear.
>
> Best regards,
>   Sergiy Radyakin
>
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 8:11 PM, Steven Samuels
> <sjhsamuels@earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Sergiy-
>>
>> Use the "replace" option when you save graphs.  This will clear out graphs
>> of the same name.
>>
>> -Steve
>>
>> On Sep 23, 2008, at 7:05 PM, Sergiy Radyakin wrote:
>>
>>> Dear All,
>>>
>>> is there any reason why -clear- does not clear the graphs stored in
>>> memory? In Stata version 10 -clear- clears more things then in 9, but
>>> graphs are still not cleared, and repeatitive runs of the program that
>>> saves graphs to memory fail, because graphs already exist. Of course
>>> adding graph drop _all resolves the problem, but why is this not a
>>> part of the -clear- command itself?
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