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RE: st: user written ado file


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: user written ado file
Date   Thu, 13 Feb 2003 13:29:27 -0000

Rajiv Mallick
 
> see whether this works:
> 
> find out where is your stata store.  in that directory you 
> would have a
> sub-directory "ado".  in "ado" you would have another 
> subdirectory "base".
> in "base" you would find bunch of subdirectories....named a 
> b c... you may
> place alpha.ado in "a" subdirectory.
> 
> and i am sure there are other slicker way of doing it as 
> well... and i do
> not know that.

Sorry, but this is bad advice if I understand it correctly. 

Type 

. sysdir 

What Stata calls STATA, UPDATES and BASE are its own 
territory. Keep away from it. 

Also, as pointed out by Phil Ryan, official Stata has its own 
-alpha-, so in practice Kompal should use another name. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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