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Re: st: Adjusting file associations so do-files open in editor?


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Adjusting file associations so do-files open in editor?
Date   Tue, 23 Mar 2010 07:42:33 -0400

<>
On Mar 23, 2010, at 2:33 AM, Venable wrote:

> Is it possible to set preferences or adjust profile.do so that
> do-files open in the editor by default, rather than being run in
> Stata?
> 
> My apologies if this is obvious or has been discussed on the list - I
> did a bit of searching but did not find anything.
> 
> In case it's relevant, I use Stata 11 SE on Windows 7 Enterprise.


May be different in Windows, but on Mac OS X, it's under Preferences->Windows->Do-File Editor. A checkbox that allows you to specify that launched do-files be opened in the DFE rather than executed.
 
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