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Re: st: unable to install patches
Quoting "Jacob, Jeffry Ankur" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Hi all,
> I am unable to access the internet through STATA because of firewall
> ( the settings can not be altered). I downloaded ivreg2.ado in the
> C:\ado folder (which is in adopath) and manually saved it as an .ado
> file using notepad.
> However when I try to call it, I get an error message "unrecognozed
> command". I am having the same difficulty with outreg and
> Can anyone please tell me how I can install these and other user
> written codes without having to type
> . ssc install ivreg2 in STATA.
> Thanks in advance,
Are you sure you're installing *all* the relevant files?
If you go to RePEc for ivreg2, for example, at
you'll see that there are 3 files that need to be downloaded.
A second possibility is that Stata is not looking in C:\ado. You can
check this with the sysdir command.
A third, Win-dozy, possibility is that Notepad stuck a .txt extension on
ivreg2.ado without you realising it. If you download directly via RePEc
and bypass Notepad, this shouldn't happen.
Hope this helps.
> Jeffry Jacob
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