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Re: st: log file


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: log file
Date   Wed, 27 Apr 2011 11:07:53 +0100

Are you scrolling down in the View window?

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Humaira Asad <humairaasad@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you Maarten for your reply. I am doing exactly what you have written but I can see only a small chunk of the beginning of my log file. Why is that? What should I do the avoid this?

>> From: maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk
>>
>> --- On Wed, 27/4/11, Humaira Asad wrote:
>> > I always save my log file when I work on Stata but when I
>> > want to see the previous log file through
>> > FILE>VIEW>LOG FILE
>> > I see few outputs in the beginning of the file and can't
>> > see the whole log file. How can i access the complete log
>> > file? or how to I save it to view it complete?
>>
>> I am not quite sure what you mean. May a concrete example
>> like the one below can help clarify your question. If you
>> run the example below it will at the end show what I would
>> consider a complete log file. How does this example change
>> from what you are doing, or do you want to see more in your
>> log-file?
>>
>> Hope this helps,
>> Maarten
>>
>> *----------- begin example -----------
>> // change this directory to one
>> // that exists on your computer
>> cd c:/temp
>>
>> log using foo.smcl, replace
>>
>> sysuse auto, clear
>> sum mpg
>> reg price foreign rep78
>>
>> log close
>>
>> view "foo.smcl"
>> *------------ end example -------------
>> (For more on examples I sent to the Statalist see:
>> http://www.maartenbuis.nl/example_faq )
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