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Re: st: 64-bit Stata for Mac now available

Subject   Re: st: 64-bit Stata for Mac now available
Date   Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:59:54 -0600

Phil Schumm <> wrote:

> This is wonderful -- thank you!  One minor glitch I noticed is that  
> the color scheme settings for the Viewer window don't seem to persist  
> from one session to the next.

That's been fixed and is in the update going out later today.

> One question, out of curiosity: I noticed that the preferences file  
> now includes a transparency value for each of the windows, although  
> this cannot be manipulated through the preferences GUI and changing it  
> manually in the preferences file has no effect.  Might we look forward  
> at some point to being able to specify a transparent window background  
> for the Results and Viewer windows?

We might add it later.  It was a feature in early development but it was
pulled because the window background could be made completely transparent by
mistake by the user or a corrupt preference file.  Only the titlebar could be
clicked on and was very confusing to the user.

-Chinh Nguyen
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