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Re: st: -beep- command gone?


From   Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: -beep- command gone?
Date   Sat, 29 Sep 2012 14:39:31 -0400

Thanks, Conor.  I use Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit.  I have little
knowledge about writing ado files and -shell- out in windows.  Will
need to look into it.  What is strange to me is that I cannot install
the ado file written by others and here is the error message I got:

file http://kk-adofiles.googlecode.com/hg/stata.toc not found
>> http://kk-adofiles.googlecode.com/hg/ 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);

On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 1:02 AM, Conor Hughes <conorbhughes@gmail.com> wrote:
> -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.
>
> HTH,
> Conor
>
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 5:14 PM, Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com> 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 http://kk-adofiles.googlecode.com/hg/stata.toc not found
>> http://kk-adofiles.googlecode.com/hg/ 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);
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> (click here to return to the previous screen)
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Daifeng
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