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Re: st: Questions about Stata 8 SE under Windows

From   Friedrich Huebler <>
Subject   Re: st: Questions about Stata 8 SE under Windows
Date   Fri, 14 Feb 2003 09:11:36 -0800 (PST)

--- Chinh Nguyen <> wrote:
> The Windows version saves all preferences whether -set,
> permanently- or  by a preferences dialog in the Registry.

One limitation of -set memory, permanently- is that it does not
change all relevant registry values. Stata does not use the memory
assigned with the -set- command when a data file is opened by
double-clicking in Windows. To change the default memory it is
necessary to edit the "open" command for "Stata Dataset" in the
Windows Explorer (Tools - Folder Options - File Types) and replace
/m1 with /m20, for example. This applies to Stata 7 and Stata 8.

Friedrich Huebler

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