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Re: st: File cannot be save error message. Problem with xml_tab and log using.


From   Amadou DIALLO <stata.diallo@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: File cannot be save error message. Problem with xml_tab and log using.
Date   Tue, 23 Jun 2009 18:43:10 +0300

Thank Eric!!!

This is exactly what is going on. Sometimes, the do file runs
perfectly (with log being saved and xml_tab running perfect), then
when I rerun, it won't work.

I'll try the dos solution and let you know.

Amadou.



2009/6/23, Eric A. Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>:
> I've had success with setting the file/folder permissions using the
> command line.
>   Look at this statalist thread for details:
>
> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2009-05/msg00394.html
>
>
> Eric
>
> __
> Eric A. Booth
> Public Policy Research Institute
> Texas A&M University
> ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
> Office: +979.845.6754
>
>
> On Jun 23, 2009, at 1:36 AM, Amadou DIALLO wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Many thanks for your answer. I have put a cd "" on the top of the do
>> file before running the code, so basically, I shouldn't have the
>> problem. The folder I am saving is a sub directory in "My Documents",
>> that is "My Documents/Data".
>>
>> But when I right-clik on the Data folder to check its properties, I
>> see that folder is read-only. I remove the read-only button check and
>> re-run the stata code, but when I check again later the folder turns
>> back to "read-only". Very frustrating !!!
>> I am the owner of the laptop. I have administrator rights, so I do not
>> know what to do else.
>>
>> Thanks for your time.
>>
>> Amadou.
>>
>>
>> 2009/6/22, Zurab Sajaia <zsajaia@hotmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Hi Amadou,
>>>
>>> If the folder where you're trying to save files (any files, xml_tab
>>> output,
>>> log, datasets etc) is write protected then of course that can
>>> explain error
>>> 603, Stata needs to be able to save on that location. are you
>>> specifiying
>>> the full path in the save() or -using- options? if you just write
>>> save(results.xml) that means that you want to save in the current
>>> working
>>> folder, which most of the cases is Stata folder (c:\program files
>>> \stata10\
>>> or something like that) and most probably protected by your system
>>> administrator.
>>>
>>> Try puting a path, which you are sure you have access to, like your
>>> "my
>>> documents" folder and see if you get the same problem.
>>>
>>> Without having more info about your setup I can't think of any other
>>> suggestion.
>>> Best,
>>> Zurab
>>>
>>>
>>>> Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 19:08:56 +0300
>>>> Subject: st: File cannot be save error message. Problem with
>>>> xml_tab and
>>>> log using.
>>>> From: stata.diallo@gmail.com
>>>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am using two computers with no usb or alike so I cannot show
>>>> what is
>>>> going on.
>>>>
>>>> I am trying to output tabulations and regression results in a single
>>>> excel file. I am using xml_tab. Each set of results is saved in a
>>>> separate sheet. The first option of xml_tab is "replace" followed by
>>>> a set of "append" commands. However, After a few runs, stata
>>>> issues an
>>>> error message:
>>>>
>>>> file can not be saved at this location
>>>> r(603);
>>>>
>>>> I try to unprotect the folder (removed the "read-only" check) but it
>>>> still coming back to read only. Is that the problem? I have the same
>>>> problem when I try to save in a log file.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards.
>>>>
>>>> Amadou.
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>>
>>>> Amadou B. DIALLO, PHD
>>>> Development Economist
>>>> Director, Center for Research and Training on Adult Education
>>>> Mayotte, FRANCE
>>>> www.aprosasoma.org
>>>> +262639693250
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>>
>>
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>> Amadou B. DIALLO, PHD
>> Development Economist
>> Director, Center for Research and Training on Adult Education
>> Mayotte, FRANCE
>> www.aprosasoma.org
>> +262639693250
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Amadou B. DIALLO, PHD
Development Economist
Director, Center for Research and Training on Adult Education
Mayotte, FRANCE
www.aprosasoma.org
+262639693250
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