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Re: st: Wishlist for Stata 13


From   Chamara Anuranga <kcanuranga@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Wishlist for Stata 13
Date   Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:53:50 +0530

Hi,

1. I prefer when generate or replace variable on the dataset the
command attach as a different type of note to the dataset. This option
should be set off and on in order to reduce the file size.

2. if there is a command to open folder and file using Stata (same as
window explore) will be useful to browse documents easily. I have done
the program called expl (ssc install expl) for this purpose but it may
not work on server.

3. Direct exporting Stata table command result to excel also useful.

4. Specify the command line which gives error in loop commands.

Thanks,
Chamara



On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Richard Williams
<richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> wrote:
> If it isn't a horrendous security risk, I would like to see Stata support
> redirection when using files from the web. For some reason Notre Dame
> decided we would all be much happier if our web pages started with www3
> instead of www. It doesn't seem to matter with browsers -- if you type in
> www.whatever you get redirected to www3.whatever -- but with Stata you get
> messages like this:
>
> . use http://www.nd.edu/~rwilliam/gologit2/lall, clear
> file http://www.nd.edu/~rwilliam/gologit2/lall.dta not found
> server says file permanently redirected to
> http://www3.nd.edu/~rwilliam/gologit2/lall.dta
> r(601);
>
> This is screwing up examples in dozens of my handouts and do files.
>
> I suppose the fear is that you'll get redirected to some rogue site -- but
> it isn't that unusual to have www3 instead of www, is it?
>
>
>
>
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