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Re: st: unable to install patches


From   Mark Schaffer <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, "Jacob, Jeffry Ankur" <jajacob@mail.smu.edu>
Subject   Re: st: unable to install patches
Date   Wed, 26 May 2004 22:31:32 +0100 (BST)

Jeffry,

Quoting "Jacob, Jeffry Ankur" <jajacob@mail.smu.edu>:

> 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
> xtabond2.
> 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

http://ideas.repec.org/c/boc/bocode/s425401.html

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.

--Mark



> Jeffry Jacob
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