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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 09:52:31 -0800 (PST)

I am doing it within STATA. However, STATA is on a
Terminal Server (I use STATA at work).

--- Nick Winter <nwinter@policystudies.com> wrote:
> I believe that the operating system may be listing
> the files, but then
> the OS window closes as soon as that finishes,
> making it impossible for
> you to actually see the results.  (Which raises the
> question, why do you
> want to do this within the OS, rather than from
> within Stata?)
> 
> Nick Winter
> 
> 
>
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> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Karina Fortuny [mailto:palmirita_@yahoo.com]
> 
> > Sent: Monday, February 10, 2003 12:36 PM
> > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> > Subject: RE: st: RE: Arrays - unidentified number
> of elements
> > 
> > 
> > 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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