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Re: st: Windows 7 search inside do-file


From   ucjt335 <ucjt335@ucl.ac.uk>
To   "<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Windows 7 search inside do-file
Date   Wed, 7 Dec 2011 09:28:50 +0000

I've always just typed in 'findit' and then the program title. For example, a search for 'psmatch2' = findit psmatch2 

Your Stata should bring up a box that tells you where to get it, and after clicking on a link to the origin of the STATA program, you can install it, if you choose. 


On Dec 7, 2011, at 8:31 AM, Nick Cox wrote:

> I am no expert on Windows, but I've had the experience that Windows
> searches don't return things I know exist and I don't know whether I'm
> misunderstanding the documentation. However, Windows XP at least has
> as a legacy of DOS a debased -grep- command called -find-. You can get
> to it by issuing a command prompt and then get a syntax diagram by
> 
> find /?
> 
> Nick
> 
> 
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:13 AM, Tomas Lind <Tomas.Lind@ki.se> wrote:
> 
>> How to find do-files with a specific "word or phrase" inside the do-file using search in Windows 7?
>> 
>> I have tried to follow advice given here (check the box "Always search file names and content") :
>> 
>> http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/in-windows-7-i-want-to-search-for-all-files/aadfe1f1-4a33-406b-8e72-bb920efa4f30
>> 
>> However it doesn´t work! Does anyone know anything about this?
>> 
>> I am using Stata 11 on a PC
> 
> *
> *   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/


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