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Re: st: Hiding Variables


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Hiding Variables
Date   Wed, 26 Oct 2011 11:21:43 -0400

the answer to your specific question is "no"; if you don't want to drop
the irrelevant variables (and save the ones you want in a new file),
then use the -order- command to get the ones you want upfront so that
they all show; if you really want only the 20 or so you are using to
show, then change the size of that window so that only those show

Rich

On 10/26/11 10:07 AM, vikramfinavker wrote:
> HI All,
> 
> 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. 
> 
> Thanks. 
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