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RE: st: Re: fitstat


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Re: fitstat
Date   Wed, 2 Nov 2005 22:04:54 -0000

Good. The deeper thanks should be directed to 
the folks at StataCorp whose design makes this 
work! 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Herve STOLOWY
 
> Dear Nick:
> 
> I followed your suggestion (uninstalled and re-installed 
> Stata 9). -fitstat- works now perfectly after -ologit-. Once 
> more, I thank you for your help.

> >>> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 10/30/05 5:34 PM >>>
> If you have done this once, you may have
> done it at other times. I don't think 
> there is any simple and infallible way 
> of distinguishing user-written files 
> from official ones. So your simplest 
> option may be re-installing and re-updating 
> official Stata. 
 
> Herve STOLOWY
>  
> > Thank you for your suggestion. I was not aware of that at 
> > all. I will reorganize my folders and my use of Stata.
> > 
> > Concerning the fitstat problem, this is what I did:
> > 
> > ado uninstall spost9_ado, from("c:\ado\plus\")
> > ado uninstall spost9_ado, from("C:\Program 
> Files\Stata9\ado\updates\")
> > 
> > net install spost9_ado, from (http://www.indiana.edu/~jslsoc/stata).
> > 
> > Previously, I had uninstalled the spostado (for Stata 8).
> > 
> > When I search for fitstat in my hard drive, the only file I 
> > find is located in the right folder (c:\ado\plus).
> > 
> > Nevertheless, -fitstat- still does not work after -ologit-.
> > 
> > If I don't bother you, could you tell me how to follow your 
> > advice: "I would try to expurge all instances of the 'spost' 
> > stuff from your  
> > machine, including manually removing user-written items from 
> > the  official Stata directories, and then start over with net 
> > install"?
> > 
> > How could I identify the remaining "spost" stuff? How can I 
> > identify a user-written ado-file from an official update 
> > ado-file in my Official Stata 9 updates directory?
> > 
> > Sorry again but I have been using Stata for two years and did 
> > not consider these issues enough seriously before my 
> > "fitstat" problem.

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