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st: Re: Software question different install drive than C

From   "Marcela Perticara" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Re: Software question different install drive than C
Date   Thu, 21 Nov 2002 18:44:53 -0600

check the sysdir command.
With this command you can set system directories

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From: "Wallace, John" <>
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Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 3:30 PM
Subject: st: Software question different install drive than C

> Hi
> Introduction first - my name's pretty obvious from my email address, as my
> work location.  Basically I'm a biologist who limps along with
> statistics when interpreting experiment results (and to design experiments
> that can reasonably be analyzed statistically).  I use Stata at work, and
> home when I'm either behind a deadline or noodling with something on the
> side.
> My home computer has a bunch of partitions on the hard drive, and I
> installed Stata to the H:\ partition.  There is no C:\ drive on the
> computer… its F:\, G:\, and H:\ (Windows box - to be clear)  The problem
> comes when I want to download an ado file from the Technical Bulletins or
> the like.  Stata can't install it, because the little script? seems to
> expect to find the right directories on C:\.  I've manually gotten around
> this by munging my way into the file directory where the ado files are
> stored on the remote server and then copying them into the right
> subdirectory on my computer.  Is there a way to tell Stata, or the script,
> that C:\ should be H:\ on my computer?
> Thanks for any replies
> -JW
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