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st: RE: Any suggestions for

From   "Nick Cox" <>
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Subject   st: RE: Any suggestions for
Date   Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:32:43 -0000

On your last question, proper installation through -net- or -ssc- (which is just an elaborate wrapper for -net-) takes care of that.  Conversely, I don't think there is anything you could put in a that will stop you putting files in dopey places if you are so minded (except -exit, STATA-). 

I include this in my (local details suppressed) 

set httpproxy on
set httpproxyhost <whatever> 
set httpproxyport 8080 

and that's essential when it's essential. See help on -netio-. 

There's software for which there's a deep art, or some kind of chutzpah, in building up a long personalised initialisation file full of clever tricks, but I am not sure that Stata is included under that heading. 


Allan Joseph Medwick

I just reinstalled Stata and I would like to keep my installation
directory clean.  What are some good tips for making efficient use of

So far, I have included the following commands:

set mem 500m
set matsize 5000
cd C:\Users\amedwick\Documents\Stata

Is there a way to keep updates from STB, SJ, SSC in their own folders?
 Anything else should I include?

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