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Re: st: Setting general preferences using syntax


From   richgold@ix.netcom.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Setting general preferences using syntax
Date   Sat, 23 Feb 2013 14:03:03 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

Mosi,

I am not a unix user, but -h set- and h-font- should help you; some things are set in your profile.do file but others are set through the preferences; look at the "managing your preferences" section under -h unixfonts-

Rich


-----Original Message-----
>From: Mosi Ifatunji <ifatunji@gmail.com>
>Sent: Feb 23, 2013 1:19 PM
>To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>Subject: Re: st: Setting general preferences using syntax
>
>Rich,
>
>This was a good lead. Now I know that I will need to create my own profile.do file to run when I start Stata. However, I am still trying to locate the syntax for setting my general preferences.
>
>For example, if I wanted to set my opening font to courier 12, what syntax would I have to write in the profile.do file? Can you set things like fonts and colors using just syntax or do you have to use the menu system?
>
>Thanks,
>
>-- Mosi
>
>
>On Feb 23, 2013, at 12:47 PM, richgold@ix.netcom.com wrote:
>
>-h profile-
>
>Rich
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>> From: Mosi Ifatunji <ifatunji@gmail.com>
>> Sent: Feb 23, 2013 12:38 PM
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: Setting general preferences using syntax
>> 
>> Statalist,
>> 
>> I am converting from mostly using Stata on my local machine to using Stata mostly on a Unix server. This means that every time I open Stata, the general preferences are in the default. I would like to create a .do file that I can run when I open Stata on the Unix server that will set all of my colors and fonts so that I do not have to do this manually each time.
>> 
>> Is there a way to do this? If so, can you point me in the direction of the basic syntax for setting these general preferences?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> -- Mosi
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