^M in Stata

A.J. Rossini rossini at biostat.washington.edu
Wed Feb 9 18:22:42 CET 2000

>>>>> "MAOA" == Michael A O Ash <mash at econs.umass.edu> writes:

    MAOA> I just installed Stata 6 for DEC Alpha. In ESS, Stata 6
    MAOA> includes ^M (the carriage return symbol) after every line,
    MAOA> both lines that I submit and those that Stata returns.  I
    MAOA> would like to prevent the appearance of the ^M's. This
    MAOA> doesn't happen in ESS with either SAS for DEC Alpha or for
    MAOA> Stata 5 for Linux.

Which version of ESS?  Some of the earlier ones (5.1.x, x not the most 
recent) had that problem.

    MAOA> BTW, unix uses only line-feed (^J) for new lines while
    MAOA> Windows/DOS uses carriage-return line-feed (^M^J) for new
    MAOA> lines.  I know how to make the ^M's go away afterwards with
    MAOA> replace-string, but I would like to prevent their
    MAOA> appearance.  Thanks very much.

Me too :-).  Let me know the version, and if not the most recent,


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