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RE: st: RE: Arrays - unidentified number of elements


From   Karina Fortuny <palmirita_@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: Arrays - unidentified number of elements
Date   Mon, 10 Feb 2003 09:35:40 -0800 (PST)

I realize this :). I was saying that 
dir \mydirectory\*.dta 
shows the files in mydirectory
but 
oscmd dir \mydirectorypath\*.dta 

does not - and the weird thing is that a screen
flashes up for a second and that's it.

--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Karina Fortuny 
> > 
> > oscmd dir /b *.dta - 
> > 
> > When I run the program - oscmd, no results appear
> in
> > the Results window. (If I type just dir /b *.dta,
> the
> > files are listed in the results window). A window
> > flashes for a second and disappears. The OS is
> > Windows. 
> 
> This example will only produce detectable 
> output if there is at least one .dta file
> in the current directory. 
> 
> . dir *.dta
> 
> is Stata's way of showing that. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
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