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Re: st: inputst can't find file


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: inputst can't find file
Date   Fri, 15 Aug 2008 15:22:32 -0400

I suggest that you run the resulting command from the OS command line
and see if that works. Also try to convert the file in the interactive
mode to see if there are any problems with the file integrity.

Regards, Sergiy Radyakin




On 8/15/08, Devra Golbe <dgolbe@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am having trouble with Roger Newson's wonderful stcmd suite (from SSC).
> inputst can't seem to find the file I would like to convert.  Pasted below
> is a log in which I confirm the StatTransfer path, the file locations, etc.
> Can anyone spot my mistake?
>
> Thanks,
> Devra
>
> --------------------------
> . *confirm that these are the latest versions of of stcmd
> . which inputst
> d:\ado\stbplus\i\inputst.ado
> *!Author: Roger Newson
> *!Date: 07 August 2008
>
> . which stcmd
> d:\ado\stbplus\s\stcmd.ado
> *!Author: Roger Newson
> *!Date: 06 August 2008
> .
> . *confirm that the path is set correctly
> . macro dir StatTransfer_path
> StatTransfer_path:
>              C:\Program Files\StatTransfer9
>
> . dir "C:\Program Files\StatTransfer9\st.exe"
> 95.4k   1/20/08 17:20  st.exe          .
> . *confirm that the data file is where I think it is
> . dir d:\data\buybacks\outsiders2DG.csv
> 84.7k   8/14/08 15:07  outsiders2DG.csv
> .
> . inputst "d:\data\buybacks\outsiders2DG.csv" Stat/Transfer
> command submitted:
> "C:\Program Files\StatTransfer9"
> "d:\data\buybacks\outsiders2DG.csv" stata "C:\DOCUME~1\D
> > evra\LOCALS~1\Temp\ST_00000006.tmp" /y
> Temporary datafile not created:
> C:\DOCUME~1\Devra\LOCALS~1\Temp\ST_00000006.tmp
> Stat/Transfer did not run successfully
> file not found
> r(601);
>
>
> ______________________________________
> Devra L. Golbe, Professor of Economics
> Hunter College CUNY
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