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st: RE: Hiding Variables


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Hiding Variables
Date   Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:13:52 +0100

Why not just -drop- what you are not working with? You can 


preserve 
drop ...

... 

restore 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

vikramfinavker

I am using a file with around 500 variables and actually i am using only
around 20 of them. So, sometimes its hard to find the variable i am looking
for. So, is there any way i can hide the variables from variables box? i
want them to be there in my data but they should not show up in variables
box. also, is there any way i can hide them from data editor window.. and
when i want i can just unhide. I am using state 12 and data editor window
there is another box named "Variables". Stata has provided checkbox there
and when i click them the variable disappears from the data editor. but once
i close data editor, it all reverts to the way it was. 

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