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Steven Samuels <sjsamuels@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Get actual file name |

Date |
Wed, 6 Jul 2011 09:35:33 -0500 |

Renger Another approach: Use a text editor that can insert insert the name of the file. In Mac OS X, I use BBEdit and insert a clipping with the following contents. In the text, #BASENAME#" is replaced by the do file name, after stripping off the ".do". **************** local pname #BASENAME# log using `pname', replace text ********************* Steve sjsamuels@gmail.com On Jul 6, 2011, at 9:07 AM, Sergiy Radyakin wrote: On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:45 AM, Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Renger van Nieuwkoop wrote: >> I now have the following in all my do-files where the first line changes accordingly (OBSAN_Data is in this case the name of the do-file): >> >> local filename .\temp\OBSAN_Data >> include open.do >> >> in open.do I have among lots of other stuff that is used for every do-file I write, the following line: >> >> log using `filename', replace text >> >> I just want to get rid of the necessity to write the first line where I define the macro filename. > > You cannot. and for a detailed discussion refer back to the 2007 thread "Does a do file know its own name?" and followup's http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-08/msg00554.html Best, Sergiy Radyakin > > Sorry, > Maarten > > -------------------------- > Maarten L. Buis > Institut fuer Soziologie > Universitaet Tuebingen > Wilhelmstrasse 36 > 72074 Tuebingen > Germany > > > http://www.maartenbuis.nl > -------------------------- > > * > * 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/ > * * 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/ * * 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**:**Re: st: Get actual file name***From:*Renger van Nieuwkoop <renger@ecoplan.ch>

**Re: st: Get actual file name***From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Get actual file name***From:*Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>

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