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Re: st: unix shell "convert" command in stata script

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: unix shell "convert" command in stata script
Date   Fri, 10 Aug 2012 19:05:14 +0100


That could be misunderstood: so here is the longer version: -help
shell-. In addition, -help search-.


On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 6:52 PM, tashi lama <> wrote:

> I am running stata in unix and since stata can't crate png files in console, I am converting eps files into jpeg. The way I am doing right now is create and then export an image. Then I go to the shell in my directory and convert the eps file into jpeg. I tried converting the eps into jpeg using unix 'convert' command inside the script(do-file). Stata doesn't allow and throws back unrecognized command. This makes sense because 'convert' is a unix command, not stata. Is there a way to have a unix command in stata do-file?

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