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"Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> |

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<statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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AW: st: Opening Stata datasets from windows explorer in windows vista |

Date |
Tue, 4 Aug 2009 00:38:39 +0200 |

<> The whole thing is probably caused by a single registry key that is missing a pair of quotes. Could be, for instance, "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Data\shell\open\command", but again: Maksim will be better off contacting tech support! HTH Martin -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht----- Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Simon Moore Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. August 2009 00:31 An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Betreff: Re: st: Opening Stata datasets from windows explorer in windows vista You might try looking at the "Default Programs" in Control Panel Home - you will see an option to "Associate file type or protocol with a specific program". Here you'll be able to manually specify what program is called when a .dta file is opened in explorer. Simon Maksim L Pinkovskiy wrote: > whenever I try to open a Stata dataset by clicking on it in Windows Explorer, I > get output and an error message of the form: > > C:\data\mydataset > unrecognized command: C > r(199); > > This problem also existed in Windows XP but could be fixed; I know that the > problem arises because Windows is looking for the file "wstata" when it should > be looking for "wsestata". However, I cannot fix this problem in Vista as the > control panel menus in Vista are different from those in XP and do not allow > changing what specific application opens which file type (as far as I can see). > I would be very grateful for any help that you could give to me on this > matter. > > Yours Sincerely, > Maxim Pinkovskiy. > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Opening Stata datasets from windows explorer in windows vista***From:*Maksim L Pinkovskiy <maxim09@MIT.EDU>

**Re: st: Opening Stata datasets from windows explorer in windows vista***From:*Simon Moore <scmoore.lists@googlemail.com>

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