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Re: st: is it possible to redefine a character to write more than one stata command a single line


From   Richard Herron <richard.c.herron@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: is it possible to redefine a character to write more than one stata command a single line
Date   Thu, 28 Jun 2012 11:42:19 -0400

(But I guess this is different than your ultimate desire to have more
than one command per line, which I don't think can be done.)

Richard Herron


On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Richard Herron
<richard.c.herron@gmail.com> wrote:
> Try -#delimit ;- to get a semicolon delimiter.
>
> -#delimit cr- to get back to the default.
>
> -help #delimit#- for more.
>
> Richard Herron
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 11:18 AM, Pradipto Banerjee
> <pradipto.banerjee@adainvestments.com> wrote:
>> Let's say, I have two or more Stata lines
>>
>> by xxx: gen yyy=zzz
>> by xxx1: gen yyy1=zzz1
>> by xxx2: gen yyy2=zzz2
>>
>> Is there anything equivalent of an "operator override" in Stata such that say I can define ";" to interpret a carriage return?
>>
>> For example, in my ado or do codes, I would like to write in a single line
>>
>> by xxx: gen yyy=zzz ; by xxx1: gen yyy1=zzz1 ; by xxx2: gen yyy2=zzz2
>>
>> and have Stata interprets the " ; " as the carriage return.
>>
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