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"Eric A. Booth" <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu> |

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Re: st: problems with usersite |

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Tue, 15 Sep 2009 01:49:19 -0500 |

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Jeremy Reynolds <jeremyr@uga.edu>wrote:

However, when I ask Stata to do something with the files, I get anerrormessage. For example: . copy http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/iqv.ado iqv.ado file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/iqv.ado not found

copy "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/"; iqv.ado, replace

. use http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta,clear file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta not found

When I tried using -net- it failed with the error: *** . net from "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/"; file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/stata.toc not found http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/ either 1) is not a valid URL, or 2) could not be contacted, or 3) is not a Stata download site (has no stata.toc file). ***

*** . webuse set "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/"; (prefix now "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu";) r; t=0.00 1:02:40 . webuse gss2002.dta, clear file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta not found . copy "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/"; gss2002.dta, replace r; t=0.23 1:04:04 . use gss2002.dta file gss2002.dta not Stata format r(610); t=0.01 1:04:05 ***

When I use Stata to examine user sites that other people havecreated Idon't have any problems. I have read the Stata help file for creating a user site (http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?usersite) I have also looked at some posts to the statalist for help (http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-02/msg00294.html)Mark Lunt was also kind enough to verify for me that the files canbe seenwith wget.

!curl -o "gss2002.dta" "http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta";

Unfortunately, I haven't been able to figure out why Stata does notsee thefiles I have posted on my site. Any idea what is wrong?

When Sergiy states in his reply:

1) I don't have troubles accessing your files from Stata (for example, the average age of 1496 observations in your sample is 46.20655). Perhaps the problem is already resolved on your end, but make sure that you are using the proper version of Stata, e.g. if the files were created in Stata 10 or 11, don't try to open them in Stata 9.

Eric __ Eric A. Booth Public Policy Research Institute Texas A&M University ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu Office: +979.845.6754 On Sep 14, 2009, at 6:14 PM, Kieran McCaul wrote:

... That's strange. I couldn't access it yesterday and still can't today. I'm on version 10.1 ______________________________________________ Kieran McCaul MPH PhD WA Centre for Health & Ageing (M573) University of Western Australia Level 6, Ainslie House 48 Murray St Perth 6000 Phone: (08) 9224-2701 Fax: (08) 9224 8009 email: Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au http://myprofile.cos.com/mccaul http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8751-2008 ______________________________________________ If you live to be one hundred, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age - George Burns -----Original Message-----From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Sergiy RadyakinSent: Tuesday, 15 September 2009 5:27 AM To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu Subject: Re: st: problems with usersite Dear Mr. Reynolds, 1) I don't have troubles accessing your files from Stata (for example, the average age of 1496 observations in your sample is 46.20655). Perhaps the problem is already resolved on your end, but make sure that you are using the proper version of Stata, e.g. if the files were created in Stata 10 or 11, don't try to open them in Stata 9. 2) If the problem still persists, check if the view command can show you the files' contents. Also check your proxy settings. 3) Finally, there could be separate file repositories for internal and external access. (E.g. users within your network will see the files differently compared to the users from outside, hence you may need to upload twice each file). You may need to consult your site admin on this. Best regards, Sergiy Radyakin Consultant, Reserch Department The World BankOn Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Jeremy Reynolds <jeremyr@uga.edu>wrote:Dear Statalist,I am having trouble setting up a usersite and would appreciate yourhelp.I have placed the files below on my home page and formatted them asdescribed in the Stata help file (http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?usersite)stata.toc iqv.pkg iqv.ado iqv.hlp gss2002.dta I can see the files in a browser. For example: http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/stata.tocHowever, when I ask Stata to do something with the files, I get anerrormessage. For example: . copy http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/iqv.ado iqv.ado file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/iqv.ado not found . use http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta,clear file http://jeremyr.myweb.uga.edu/gss2002.dta not foundWhen I use Stata to examine user sites that other people havecreated Idon't have any problems. I have read the Stata help file for creating a user site (http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?usersite) I have also looked at some posts to the statalist for help (http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2008-02/msg00294.html)Mark Lunt was also kind enough to verify for me that the files canbe seenwith wget.Unfortunately, I haven't been able to figure out why Stata does notsee thefiles I have posted on my site. Any idea what is wrong? Thanks, Jeremy -- ******************** Dr. Jeremy Reynolds Associate Professor Undergraduate Coordinator Department of Sociology 117 Baldwin Hall University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-1611 Phone: (706) 583-8072 Web: http://uga.edu/soc/people/faculty/reynolds_jeremy.php Fax: (706) 542-4320 * * 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/

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**References**:**st: problems with usersite***From:*Jeremy Reynolds <jeremyr@uga.edu>

**Re: st: problems with usersite***From:*Sergiy Radyakin <serjradyakin@gmail.com>

**RE: st: problems with usersite***From:*"Kieran McCaul" <Kieran.McCaul@uwa.edu.au>

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