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From |
"Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com> |

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statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: Re: Re: st: Is there an ideal do file editor? |

Date |
Fri, 16 May 2008 12:18:30 -0400 |

On 5/16/08, Martin Wang <zwang215@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Sergiy, > > Thank you for your reply. It's really weird that Stata do not want to correct their > bugs.. I don't know why they don't want to make it perfect, maybe they think they I don't agree. From my experience, the people at Stata Corp. have been very cooperative so far both in confirming the bugs and eliminating them. A "perfect program" is something of an abstraction. Good luck with Notepad++! Sergiy. >have enough market power.. Anyway, I'm still trying the Notepad++, hope it will >work somehow. > > Thanks, > > Martin > > ======= 2008-05-16 22:36:19 Original Message£º======= > > >Hello Martin. > > > >I believe there is no "ideal" text editor in the meaning you describe > >and there will be none since Stata itself is inconsistent in handling > >comments in the code. See examples here: > >http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-05/msg00040.html > >(or at least no explanation for these inconsistencies has been > >discovered so far). > > > >Without being able to separate code from comments, no editor will be > >able to highlight the syntax correctly. There are also other problems > >related to the nature of Stata as a language of interpretation, rather > >than compilation: is "foo bar" a command and an argument (variable)? a > >command and a subcommand (like "graph bar")? a typo? No editor that I > >know will resolve this, thus they refuse to highlight user-defined > >commands unless they are listed in a separate list (and then they > >usually highlight them everywhere, regardless of the syntax, that the > >editors are not aware of). > > > >Best regards, > > Sergiy Radyakin > > > > > > > > > >On 5/15/08, Ziyang Wang <wzmartin@ust.hk> wrote: > >> Hi Friedrich Huebler, > >> > >> Thank you for your great work! I tried but don't know why I cannot get through. It at best stopped at "script paused" or just do nothing.. Do you have any idea why? > >> > >> Thanks, > >> > >> Martin > >> > >> ======= 2008-05-15 22:52:48 Original Message£º======= > >> > >> >Martin, > >> > > >> >The website below describes how you can run Stata commands from > >> >Notepad++ and other editors. Notepad++ is free and supports syntax > >> >highlighting for Stata. > >> > > >> >Guide to integrating Stata and external text editors > >> >http://huebler.info/2008/20080427-stata.html > >> > > >> >Friedrich > >> > > >> > > >> >On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:17 AM, Ziyang Wang <wzmartin@ust.hk> wrote: > >> >> Dear all, > >> >> > >> >> Is there an ideal do file editor which highlights the key words of stata and in the same time allows to run it, as simple as Ctrl-D with the Stata do file editor? I really like editors which can highlights key words those staff. I tried ultraEdit but every time it calls a different Stata to run the code which is not desirable.. > >> >> > >> >> Thanks! > >> >> > >> >> Martin > >> >* > >> >* For searches and help try: > >> >* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > >> >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > >> >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > >> > > >> > >> = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> * > >> * For searches and help try: > >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > >> > >> _____________________________________________________________________ > >> Mensaje analizado y protegido por Telefonica Empresas > >> > >> > >> * > >> * For searches and help try: > >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > >> > > > >* > >* For searches and help try: > >* http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > >* http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > >* http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > >. > > = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = > > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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