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Re: st: error ocurred loading .ado file (ccmatch.ado)


From   Benjamin Niug <benjamin.niug@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: error ocurred loading .ado file (ccmatch.ado)
Date   Wed, 22 Feb 2012 13:23:35 +0100

Out of curiosity:

When typing - ado uninstall ccmatch- I received the following error message:
"criterion matches more than one package"

Although I had deleted the files from the ado folder which I supposed
was in use. What is this reason for that?




2012/2/22 Benjamin Niug <benjamin.niug@googlemail.com>:
> Thanks.
>
> It seems that in the folder C:\Program Files\Stata11\ado\updates\c
>
> there was an update installed which included an <html (...)> header.
> After deleting the files manually and reinstalling it seems to work.
>
>
> 2012/2/22 Phil Clayton <philclayton@internode.on.net>:
>> It sounds like the ccmatch.ado file might have become corrupted, and has a "<" at the start of the file (leading to the error message).
>>
>> You could try running -viewsource ccmatch.ado- to see what's actually in the file.
>>
>> In any case I would try removing -ccmatch- and reinstalling it:
>> ado uninstall ccmatch
>> ssc install ccmatch
>>
>> Phil
>>
>> On 22/02/2012, at 11:02 PM, Benjamin Niug wrote:
>>
>>> It does not help (but thx).
>>>
>>> Doing that, I get the following reply:
>>>
>>> ----
>>> package name:  ccmatch.pkg
>>>        from:  http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/c/
>>>
>>> checking ccmatch consistency and verifying not already installed...
>>> all files already exist and are up to date.
>>> -----
>>>
>>> But the error message mentioned before continues to appear when
>>> executing -ccmatch-
>>>
>>> Any further suggestions?
>>>
>>>
>>> 2012/2/22 Muhammad Anees <anees@aneconomist.com>:
>>>> This problem can arise because the command is not installed, So check
>>>> from command line what -findit ccmatch- results.
>>>>
>>>> You will get
>>>>
>>>> ccmatch from http://www.elwoodcook.com/stata
>>>>    ccmatch can be used to generate case-control matches in your data based on
>>>>    criteria specified in other variables. / by Daniel Elwood Cook
>>>>
>>>> ccmatch from http://fmwww.bc.edu/RePEc/bocode/c
>>>>    'CCMATCH': module to match observations on specified criteria / ccmatch
>>>>    allows you to match observations (individuals) on the / basis of any
>>>>    specified variables.  / KW: data management / KW: matching / Requires:
>>>>    Stata version 11 / Distribution-Date: 20111213 / Author: Daniel E. Cook,
>>>>
>>>> Now you can click on the first line of each section and install it for use.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Benjamin Niug
>>>> <benjamin.niug@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am faced with the following problem/curiosity: I have installed the
>>>>> ccmatch.ado file. It worked nice some time ago.
>>>>>
>>>>> However, whenever I execute the command -ccmatch-, I get the following
>>>>> error code:
>>>>>
>>>>> "unrecognized command:  < invalid command name
>>>>> (error occurred while loading ccmatch.ado)
>>>>> r(199);"
>>>>>
>>>>> All my other .ado files (basic and plus) seem to work fine and I am
>>>>> using STATA 11. I tried to delete and reinstall the .ado and but it
>>>>> did not work. Do you have a suggestion what to do?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks in advance.
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Best
>>>> ---------------------------
>>>> Muhammad Anees
>>>> Assistant Professor/Programme Coordinator
>>>> COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
>>>> Attock 43600, Pakistan
>>>> http://www.aneconomist.com
>>>>
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