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Re: RE: st: OS X 10.2.4 & Stata 8/SE crash confirm?


From   kturner@stata.com (Kevin Turner)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: RE: st: OS X 10.2.4 & Stata 8/SE crash confirm?
Date   Mon, 24 Feb 2003 10:11:18 -0600

Bill Rising (brising@louisville.edu), 
David Airey (david.airey@vanderbilt.edu) wrote:

> >> >sysuse auto
> >> >
> >> >graphs -> easy -> dot dialog, set up
> >> >
> >> >graph dot mpg if rep78 > 2 & rep78 < 5, over(rep78)
> >> ylabel(15(1)30)
> >> >exclude0
> >> >
> >> >making sure in the if qualifier to get the rep78 variable
> >> by clicking
> >> >the variables list.
> >>
> >> [snip...]
> >>
> >> I get the same crash with the same steps, also StataSE born
> >> 02 Jan 2003,
> >> also Mac OS X.2.4.

This bug has been fixed and will be released in the next executable update.

Without getting into too much detail, the root cause has to deal with an
incorrect window reference. Clicking the variables window was exposing this
error and subsequently crashing Stata. In the meantime, the work-around is to
simply type the variable name instead of clicking it. 

--Kevin 
kturner@stata.com
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