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st: RE: [problem getting -ivprob-, -ivtobit- to work ]
I replied to Kee-Lee Lee
> Kee-Lee Lee
> > I am trying to use 'IVPROB/IVTOBIT" procedures for my
> > research. I have downloaded and copied the relevant
> > files (ado and help files) into my ado sub-directory.
> > Even though I managed to open IVPROB help file in my
> > stata program (intercooled stata 6.0), it seems to me
> > that the IVPROB procedure does not work in my stata
> > (the error message that I got was: "unrecognized
> > command: ivprob not defined by ivprob.ado").
> Kit Baum answered a virtually identical question
> on Statalist on 26 July. Here is the burden of his
> response, edited slightly:
> It sounds as if you used a web browser to download the files.
> If so, you have probably introduced some line
> wrapping. As a general rule you should _always_ let Stata
> do this for you to
> avoid trouble.
[ recommendation of -ssc- ]
This was not quite the best advice for Kee-Lee, who
did declare use of Stata 6. The -archutil- package
is pertinent, however, as explained in the first
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