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Re: st: AW: double-click on dta file does not work


From   ranjit b <ranjit.rosof.b189@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: AW: double-click on dta file does not work
Date   Sun, 23 Aug 2009 19:58:39 +0200

well, multiple times was, admittedly, a hyperbole. In my initial
install, Stata files had the wrong icons ( acrobat pdf icons), and I
could not, for some reason, assign the correct icons to the files by
hand.


Best

2009/8/23 Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>:
>
> <>
>
> " I had previously installed and unistalled Stata multiple times to fix
> another issue"
>
>
> Just out of curiosity, having never uninstalled Stata for any reason, which
> "issue" required you to uninstall "mulitple times"?
>
>
> HTH
> Martin
>
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von ranjit b
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 23. August 2009 18:13
> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Betreff: Re: st: AW: double-click on dta file does not work
>
> Thank you, Martin, for the link. It helped me solving the problem. If
> anyone has a similar issue, here is what I did:
>
> I checked the registry and found that the Stata file associations were
> indeed incorrect (presumably because I had previously installed and
> unistalled Stata multiple times to fix another issue). So, I
> uninstalled Stata again. Then, I used CCleaner
> (http://www.ccleaner.com/) to clean up the registry (the default
> uninstaller does not remove the registry entries when uninstalling
> Stata!). After rebooting, I updated Stata. AFTER the update,
> double-clicking worked again.
>
> Best
>
> R.
>
>
>
> 2009/8/22 Martin Weiss <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>:
>>
>> <>
>>
>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-12/msg00242.html
>>
>>
>>
>> HTH
>> Martin
>>
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von ranjit b
>> Gesendet: Samstag, 22. August 2009 22:33
>> An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Betreff: st: double-click on dta file does not work
>>
>> Sorry for the potential repost. Have sent the email accidentally in html.
>>
>> Hi all,
>> I have Stata 10 installed on my Vista machine. When i click on a .dta
>> file, Stata does not open the file. Instead, Stata gives the following
>> error message:
>> "unrecognized command: "C:\Users\ invalid command name
>> (I can open .dta file without any problems from within Stata through
>> the "open file" dialog).
>> I have had no such problems on my previous computer, which was an XP
>> machine, so I guess that this is a Vista issue.
>> Does anyone have a solution?
>> I am really grateful for any help.
>> Best,
>> R.
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