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Re: st: Programmatic control of window colour preferences


From   "David Elliott" <dcelliott@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Programmatic control of window colour preferences
Date   Mon, 22 Dec 2008 11:02:16 -0400

Asking the right question becomes obvious once one has the answer.  To
elaborate, there are a number of window management options available -
just -help window manage- for the information.

Thank you, Maarten (and Ben Jann)

DCE

2008/12/22 Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>:
> --- David Elliott <dcelliott@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any way to programmatically switch between preference
>> settings for the interface window and text colours?  I have a number
>> of Stata "sizes" that I use with different /k command line switches.
>> I'll start a new instance of Stata to alter a file prior to -merge-
>> or to do some other task on a dataset when I have another dataset
>> loaded in my "main" Stata window.
>>
>> I'd love to be able to change the background colours of the secondary
>> review window(s) as it can become confusing if several instances are
>> running at once.
>
> Ben Jann showed how to do something like that in this post:
>
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-09/msg00104.html
>
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
>
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