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RE: st: RE: list in stata8
>>> firstname.lastname@example.org 25/02/03 14:47:40 >>>
But I am still puzzled -- and this is
curiosity, not criticism in disguise.
So, what are these long (or wide) -list-s being used
for? (I repeat: curiosity, not criticism.)
I often use stata in a console (on unix systems). -edit- is not possible there. I use -list- if I forget the coding (eg, for some binary variable, is it 1/0 or 2/1?). -sum- could be used in this case, but, being lazy, I type -l- and quit after one screenful. I too would prefer no lines by default.
My other gripe would be about -list- with too many variables to fit on a single line. Why must the header be repeated each time by default? Am I the only one to find -list, clean- easier in this respect too?
In short: I liked the old list because at 2 keystrokes I could see a quick and dirty screenful of data. Now, to get the same, I need to -l, clean-. It's just laziness, though.
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