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Re: st: Problems integrating JEdit and STATA using Windows Vista


From   Anna Reimondos <areimondos@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Problems integrating JEdit and STATA using Windows Vista
Date   Thu, 30 Apr 2009 07:58:00 +1000

Hello,
Thank you both for your advice.
I was going with jEdit just because I had used it once before with
STATA (back on my old computer which had Windows XP) and was quite
impressed by it - especially the colour coding of the syntax. But like
you say it is not the only one out there and I agree that my best
option now is to try Notepad ++, following the instructions that are
already out there.

Thanks again,
Anna

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 2:01 AM, Friedrich Huebler <fhuebler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Anna,
>
> Can you run Stata commands from jEdit without the Stata XML file?
>
> Is jEdit your preferred editor? If not, you can try Notepad++ because
> it has been tested with Stata under Windows Vista. Instructions for
> Notepad++ are on one of the pages you mentioned.
>
> http://huebler.info/2008/20080427-stata.html
>
> Friedrich
>
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Anna Reimondos <areimondos@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I hope this is the right place to ask this question.
>> I am using  STATA 10, on a computer running Windows Vista. At the
>> moment I am trying to use jEdit as a text editor for working with a
>> large do-file where I feel that the colour highlighting and other
>> features of JEdit would be useful.
>> I have read the guides online by Nick Cox
>> (http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/t/textEditors.html) and Fredrich
>> Huebler (http://huebler.info/2008/20080427-stata.html) and understand
>> that I must first put a 'stata.xml file' containing  a list of STATA
>> syntax into the 'modes' folder where JEdit is installed. The next step
>> according to the guide is to go into the 'catalog' file, found in the
>> 'modes' folder and add an entry :
>>
>> <MODE NAME="stata"              FILE="stata.xml"
>>                                FILE_NAME_GLOB="*.{do,ado,log}" />
>>
>> When I do this I get the following jEdit error message and the file
>> does not save the changes I have made:
>>
>> The following I/O operation could not be completed.
>> Cannot save: java.io.IOException: Rename failed: C\Program
>> Files\JEdit\modes\#catalog#save#.
>>
>>
>> I don't understand what I am doing incorrectly, and whether this is a
>> problem with Windows Vista.
>> Has anyone else had  a similar problem?
>>
>> Thanks a lot
>> Anna
>
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