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Re: st: Stata Temp File issue
Sergiy Radyakin <email@example.com>
Re: st: Stata Temp File issue
Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:16:09 -0500
while Stata creates temporary data files ST_* upon your request of
tempfile, preserve, and restore, it
also creates tempfiles for its own use. The third letter denotes the
purpose of the file:
STG*.TMP files are related to Graphs (every graph window creates a new
file of this kind);
STD*.TMP files are related to Do-files Editor; (you see something like
. do "R:\TEMP\STD0b000000.tmp" in the output window when you click
<do>-icon in the do-files editor)
STi*.TMP files are related to Viewer / Help files (one per each viewer window)
STS*.TMP data snapshot files (one per each snapshot)
STJ*.TMP files are not 100% clear, but most probably contain a
collection of variables
Normally all of them should vanish after Stata is closed.
Best, Sergiy Radyakin
On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 9:41 AM, John C. Vernaleo
> Just to close the loop on this issue, manaully changing the DOS
> environment variable TEMP before calling stata allowed me to run multiple
> copies of Stata9 on Windows7 without the different copies stepping on each
> others temp files (ST_*) and causing strange failures.
> My one remaining (related) question is, what are files of the form:
> I seem to have one of those left behind in each of my stata temp
> directories even though none of my stata jobs failed.
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