Statalist


[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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


From   "Tharyan, Rajesh" <R.Tharyan@exeter.ac.uk>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: AW: double-click on dta file does not work
Date   Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:44:42 +0100

Hi,

Did you try right clicking the file , open with and choose program and check always use the selected program to open this kind of file. That sometimes reassigns the icons.

rajesh

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Jeph Herrin
Sent: 24 August 2009 15:01
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: AW: double-click on dta file does not work

Yep. That just reassigns the Adobe icons.

ranjit b wrote:
> 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.
>>>>> *
>>>>> *   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/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *
>>>> *   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/
>>
> 
> *
> *   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/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index