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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   Mon, 24 Aug 2009 11:05:43 +0200

Have you tried, from within Stata, the "restore file associations" command?

2009/8/24 Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>:
>
> Interesting, I have the same problem - Stata files have
> Acrobat icons. This is Stata 11. However, I decided to
> live with it, since I couldnt fix it without uninstalling.
>
>
> ranjit b wrote:
>>
>> 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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