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Re: st: -beep- command gone?

From   Conor Hughes <>
Subject   Re: st: -beep- command gone?
Date   Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:02:13 -0700

-beep- still works fine for me in MP 12.1. What OS are you using? I
was under the impression it was a Windows specific command, but I
might be wrong. In any case, if you're really missing -beep-, it
wouldn't be too hard to write your own .ado file that -shell-s out and
calls a beep, or pretty much any other sound for that matter.


On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Daifeng He <> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I remember Stata used to have a -beep- command which sends a beep
> sound when a program is finished running.  But my Stata 11 seems not
> to have it and I have to keep checking whether my program is done or
> not.  I did a -findit beep- search and found an user-written module
> called "beep", but when I clicked to install this module, I got the
> following error message.  Does anyone know how I get this installed or
> how can I get the beep sound?  Thank you!
> file not found
> either
>   1)  is not a valid URL, or
>   2)  could not be contacted, or
>   3)  is not a Stata download site (has no stata.toc file).
> r(601);
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> Thanks,
> Daifeng
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