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Re: st: Installing v10, then v9


From   Sylvain Friederich <ecsjf@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Installing v10, then v9
Date   Wed, 20 Feb 2008 22:24:02 +0000 (GMT)

Thanks for comments by Richard and Sergiy. Richard,
your point about the file associations is well taken.
In other respects it seems the install will not cause
problems.

The reasons for this query will appear in a message I
hope to send soon...

Thanks -- Sylvain

--- Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
wrote:
 
> When you click on a .dta or other Stata file, Stata
> 9 may start 
> rather than Stata 10.  If so, you can change the
> file associations.
> 
> Whether you are using Stata 9 or 10, the
> user-written programs you 
> install will go to c:\ado by default (at least in 
> Windows).  Sometimes user-written routines have
> different versions 
> for different versions of Stata, e.g. Long and
> Freese have a couple 
> of flavors of -spost- and Roger Newson also kindly
> provides both new 
> and old versions of his programs at 
> http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/stata.htm. 
> You could 
> conceivably get into a situation where you have a
> version 10 program 
> installed and it won't work when you are using Stata
> 9 (whereas the 
> Stata 9 version of the program would have worked). 
> If that was a 
> major issue, you could probably clone and rename
> programs, or set up 
> different directories for Stata 9 and 10.
> 
> 
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