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Re: st: no Stata 11 icons in XP


From   Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: no Stata 11 icons in XP
Date   Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:03:50 -0400

Dear Jeph,

there might be a problem with your icon caching settings and you need
to flush the icons cache.
See related here:
http://iconfactory.com/home/show/1530
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/4942/iconcache.html

Hope this helps,
   Sergiy Radyakin


On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Jeph Herrin<junk@spandrel.net> wrote:
> Sergiy,
>
> Thanks for the reply. Stata opens Stata files correctly,
> as I said I have successfully modified the default behaviour.
> The problem is only the icon.
>
> Also,
>  1. The registry entries are correct (match yours)
>  2. When I open the Advanced dialog box on the file
>    type editor, the correct icon is shown on the
>    dialog box.
>  3. It is not actually a Wordpad icon but an icon
>    that I cannot identify - a sheet of paper with
>    a pencil.
>
> So apparently XP is configured correctly to the extent
> that if I try to modify the icon, it shows the correct
> one as already assigned. THough of course I have tried
> reassigning. It seems to be only that when XP needs to
> display a directory that it can no longer find the correct
> icon.
>
> Particularly odd that I have the same problem for two
> installations.
>
> thanks,
> Jeph
>
>
> Sergiy Radyakin wrote:
>>
>> Dear Jeph,
>>
>> I have Stata icons on an XP machine working fine. I suggest trying the
>> following:
>> 1) as I understand the icon is from Wordpad. Does Wordpad also open
>> the file? Or is Stata launched when you double-click the file?
>> 2) can you change the program that opens the file?
>> 3) can you register another type (e.g. 123) with a Stata icon?
>> 4) Do you observe similar things with other file types?
>> 5) Is there any program that monitors registry and restores the
>> settings? (watch-dog kind of a program).
>> 6) Save this as a Stata.reg file and double-click to import to
>> registry. Before importing, change path to Stata's binary as
>> appropriate. See if do-files are fixed.
>> //-----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.do]
>> @="Stata11Do"
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do]
>> @="Stata Do-file"
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\DefaultIcon]
>> @="\"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Stata11\\StataMP-64.exe\",3"
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\shell]
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\shell\Edit]
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\shell\Edit\command]
>> @="\"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Stata11\\StataMP-64.exe\" doedit \"%1\""
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\shell\open]
>>
>> [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Stata11Do\shell\open\command]
>> @="\"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Stata11\\StataMP-64.exe\" \"%1\""
>>
>> //-----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Best regards, Sergiy Radyakin
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Jeph Herrin<junk@spandrel.net> wrote:
>>>
>>> This is the most minor of quibbles, but I have installed
>>> StataSE 11 on two XP machines (one 32bit, one 64bit), and
>>> in neither case can I persuade XP to use the Stata icons
>>> for DTA, DO, and ADO files. The file types are registered,
>>> and I've jiggled the default behaviour successfully, and
>>> when I "change icon" in the file type dialog box, I get the
>>> full list of Stata icons, and can select one, but it will
>>> not take.
>>>
>>> This could just as easily (more easily) be an XP issue, but
>>> for someone who spends much of their day looking at directories
>>> of Stata DTA and DO files, it is disconcerting that they all
>>> have Wordpad icons. Anyone else have this problem?
>>>
>>> cheers,
>>> Jeph
>>>
>>>
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