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"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> |

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RE: st: AW: Work with many Do files simultaneously |

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Wed, 22 Apr 2009 16:41:20 +0100 |

Luis did not specify OS, but for those on Windows, note that even Windows has its own flavour of -grep-, called -find-. Typing find /? at a command prompt reveals the syntax. On the other hand, the windowed variety of this has, in my experience, often failed to find things that do exist. Nick n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk Austin Nichols Or a OS utility (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/grep) but try: clear all prog find version 10.1 syntax [anything] [, Match(string asis)] foreach f of local anything { tempfile t filefilter `"`f'"' `t', from(`"`match'"') to("") loc n=r(occurrences) if `n'>0 & `n'<. { di `"`n' matches found in `f'"' *could also display relevant lines of file here } } end cd `c(sysdir_base)'a loc t : dir . file "*.ado" find `t', match(version 8) On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote: > That sounds more like a case for a decent text editor than Stata. "Find in > Files" is standard fare for most of them... lmaldona@smail.uni-koeln.de > I have 50 Do files and I want to find only one word. How can I explore > simultaneously these 50 Do files to find this word in Stata 10? * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Work with many Do files simultaneously***From:*lmaldona@smail.uni-koeln.de

**Re: st: AW: Work with many Do files simultaneously***From:*Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>

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