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Re: st: xstata user preferences, via ssh with X forwarding: any tips?


From   Dave Ewart <davee@ceu.ox.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: xstata user preferences, via ssh with X forwarding: any tips?
Date   Fri, 21 May 2010 15:13:14 +0100

On Thursday, 20.05.2010 at 11:57 -0500, Pete Huckelba wrote:

> xstata for Linux checks for the environment variable STATA_PREF_DIR at
> launch for user preferences.  If STATA_PREF_DIR is not set, it falls
> back to the DISPLAY environment variable, which as Dave noted, is
> login  dependent.  Simply defining that variable should solve the
> multiple  preference issue.

Ah, splendid: exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks Pete...

Incidentally, where is this documented?  Did I miss it in the manuals?

Dave.

-- 
Dave Ewart
davee@ceu.ox.ac.uk
Computing Manager, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
University of Oxford / Cancer Research UK
N 51.7516, W 1.2152
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