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Re: st: Help: Stata wont save a file!


From   Mark Schaffer <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu, "Andrew A. King" <Andrew.A.King@dartmouth.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Help: Stata wont save a file!
Date   Sat, 04 Sep 2004 12:28:52 +0100 (BST)

Andrew,

It sounds like it might be operating-system related, or maybe your hard 
disk is flakey.  Are you using an older version of Windows?

Reminds me of one of those Windows error messages redone in haiku format 
(5-7-5 syllables):

Yesterday it worked.
Today it is not working.
Windows is like that.

--Mark

Quoting "Andrew A. King" <Andrew.A.King@dartmouth.edu>:

> I have been working on a file all day and just tried to save it.  I
> use:
> 
> . save "C:\Documents and
> Settings\Andrew.King\Desktop\AK_data_work.dta"
> 
> and I get:
> 
> unrecognized command:  save
> r(199);
> 
> Indeed, suddenly it wont recognize any commands, including some I
> just used and worked fine.  Now it just crashed.
> 
> I have had this problem before -- usually after a long day of work. 
> How can I avoid this problem in the future?
> 
> Andrew King
> Associate Professor of Business Administration
> Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College
> 202 Chase Hall
> Hanover, NH 03755
> 
> Cell: 603-359-0369
> Office: 603-646-9185
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Prof. Mark Schaffer
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Department of Economics
School of Management & Languages
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