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Re: st: truncate folder path in Stata 7?
I have never had a problem using relative paths with any length directory
names -- I'm not sure what your problem is or what error you encounter, but
I do this all the time under Win XP. The only problem I can think of is if
the pathname has spaces in it and you don't use quotes to enclose the
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dietrich Drüner" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2003 4:40 AM
Subject: AW: st: truncate folder path in Stata 7?
> Dear Uli,
> thanks a lot, it works! The only strange thing is, that I have to copy
> identical profil.do files into all folders where I want to run do files
> referring to profile. Stata does not search for it along the path as
> described in -help profile.
> Best regards,
> Dear Michael Blasnik, as far as I could find out, you can only use
> paths skipping the lower levels if you never use more than 8 characters.
> Unfortunately, this is generally the case with Win XP.
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