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Re: st: new outreg and error code r(3499)


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: new outreg and error code r(3499)
Date   Fri, 6 Apr 2012 23:06:03 +0100

I am pleased you solved your problem but your wording implies some
misunderstanding. The -ssc- command allows downloads from SSC; whether
SSC holds the latest version of anything is another question.

Nick

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Meredith, Neil <nmeredith@mail.wtamu.edu> wrote:
> It turns out that I was not getting the most recent version of -outreg- using -ssc install outreg-. I had to force installation of the most up to date version by using -findit outreg- and clicking on the link for sg97_4 from http://www.stata-journal.com/software/sj12-1.
>
> Thanks Nick, and everyone else, for your help.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 11:35 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: new outreg and error code r(3499)
>
> You are  not saying where you got your files from or _exactly_ how you installed them. Equally I am still just guessing that the problem lies in your installation because I can't reproduce the error. But exactly how you did it may be the root of the problem.
>
> What you seem to be missing is code for _CColJoin() which I guess to be included in
>
> http://www.stata-journal.com/software/sj12-1/sg97_4/l_Cfrmt.mlib
>
> John Gallup, the author of -outreg-, should be able to advise more directly.
>
> Nick
>
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Neil R. Meredith <nrmeredith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Any ideas on how to update earlier versions of a Mata function?
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> The new -outreg- command is user-written and from Stata Journal 12(1).
>>> Please remember that you are asked to explain this.
>>>
>>> I just installed -outreg- and and the same code worked fine for me on
>>> Stata 10.1. So, despite the installing and uninstalling, something is
>>> wrong with the way you did it. The difficulty lies in the Mata
>>> functions, which in this case are in a library. My wild guess is that
>>> Stata is seeing an earlier version of those Mata functions and one
>>> has been rewritten.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>>
>>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 4:45 PM, Neil R. Meredith <nrmeredith@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I've been working with the new outreg command and keep receiving
>>>> error code r(3499). I've read all the posts I could find in the
>>>> archive related to this problem and I've tried installing and
>>>> uninstalling outreg, installing outreg then restarting Stata before
>>>> using outreg, restarted my computer, and uninstalled then
>>>> reinstalled Stata. I am using Stata version 10.1. Here is an example of what I am seeing:
>>>>
>>>> sysuse auto, clear
>>>> (1978 Automobile Data)
>>>>
>>>> reg mpg foreign weight
>>>>
>>>>     Source |       SS       df       MS              Number of obs =
>>>> 74
>>>> -------------+------------------------------           F(  2,    71)
>>>> -------------+=   69.75
>>>>      Model |   1619.2877     2  809.643849           Prob > F      =
>>>> 0.0000
>>>>   Residual |  824.171761    71   11.608053           R-squared     =
>>>> 0.6627
>>>> -------------+------------------------------           Adj R-squared
>>>> -------------+=  0.6532
>>>>      Total |  2443.45946    73  33.4720474           Root MSE      =
>>>> 3.4071
>>>>
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ----------
>>>>        mpg |      Coef.   Std. Err.      t    P>|t|     [95% Conf.
>>>> Interval]
>>>> -------------+------------------------------------------------------
>>>> -------------+----------
>>>>    foreign |  -1.650029   1.075994    -1.53   0.130      -3.7955
>>>> .4954422
>>>>     weight |  -.0065879   .0006371   -10.34   0.000    -.0078583
>>>> -.0053175
>>>>      _cons |    41.6797   2.165547    19.25   0.000     37.36172
>>>> 45.99768
>>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> ----------
>>>>
>>>> . outreg
>>>>             MakeSmat():  3499  _CColJoin() not found
>>>>            CalcStats():     -  function returned error
>>>>                <istmt>:     -  function returned error r(3499);
>>>>
>>>> I thought that this issue was fixed this past summer. Does anyone
>>>> have any suggestions? Your help is greatly appreciated.

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