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AW: st: -ssc new- error


From   "Kaulisch, Marc" <kaulisch@forschungsinfo.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   AW: st: -ssc new- error
Date   Mon, 7 Jun 2010 08:48:37 +0200

The same has bitten me. When changed to another directory it worked - as reported...

Marc 

-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Im Auftrag von Michael C. Morrison
Gesendet: Montag, 7. Juni 2010 05:05
An: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Betreff: Re: st: -ssc new- error

Thanks Kit. My working directory is pointing to C:\Program Files
(x86)\Stata11 which on checking properties is a read-only directory. 
That explains the problem.

Mike



On 6/6/2010 9:21 PM, Christopher Baum wrote:
> <>
> Michael said
>
> For the last two days I receive the following error after entering  
> -ssc new-. ( BTW -ssc hot- works fine)
>
> ssc new
> (contacting
>   http://repec.org)
>
> file ssc_results.smcl could not be opened r(603);
>
> Error(603) reads:
>
> "file __________ could not be opened;
>           This file, although found, failed to open properly.  This
>           error is unlikely to occur.  You will have to review your
>           operating system's manual to determine why it occurred."
>
> I have Windows 7; Stata version 11.1.
>
> Any idea what settings in Windows 7 might cause such an error?
>
>
>
> The file ssc_results.smcl should end up in the current working 
> directory. When you get the error, do
>
> pwd
>
> within Stata, and see what that directory is. (It is also displayed somewhere on screen; not sure where in Windows). You need to be able to write a new file in that directory.
>
> Kit
>
>
>
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