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Re: st: Thanks - Stuck at akdensity
Yes, Renzo, you are absolutely right. I thought that it might be the same problem again but then again thought it may be too much of a coincidence because I didn't know that the bug was related to my particular configuration. Thank you for your very clear explanation.
Renzo Comolli <email@example.com> wrote:
> Both the problem and the solution seem to be the same as the ones you had
> last week with outreg: some compound quotes are missing.
> Search inside the ado file you are using (I believe -akdensity-) for the
> line that says
> qui save `tmpsav' , replace
> And replace it with
> qui save `"`tmpsav'"' , replace
> Either type -discard- or restart Stata and rerun your program.
> If, subsequently, it gets stuck somewhere else, repeat the procedure:
> the line where it gets stuck, add compuond quotes. Then, either type
> -discard- or restart Stata and rerun your program.
> The reason why you get these errors (is that the origianl code contains a
> minor bug) while the other users do not is that your machine is set up in
> way such that operations are carried out in folders with blanks in their
> path name.
> Your machine works in C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Temp\
> If it were to work in C:\Documents_and_Settings\user\Local_Settings\Temp\
> any other folder with no blanks in the path, the bug would never bother
> *From Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@buseco.monash.edu.au>
> To firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject st: Re: Stuck at akdensity
> Date Sun, 07 Dec 2003 01:41:49 +0000
> Hi all,
> Stuck again this weekend, I'm afraid. I am trying to plot akdensity
> distributions using Philippe Van Kerm's SSC download.
> My programme gets stuck within the akdensity routine, and I can't figure
> This is the log output of set trace on immediately preceding error
> - qui save `tmpsav' , replace
> = qui save C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local
> > .tmp , replace
> invalid 'and'
> Would anybody have any ideas re: what's going wrong?
> Thanks so much,
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