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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 15:04:12 -0400

Conor, I found an earlier question about the beep and Dan  Blanchette
had a useful email in August containing the ado. I have done as Dan
suggested and now can get the beep sound at the end of the do or when
ther is an error.  Thanks anyway!

Best,
Daifeng

On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Daifeng He <dhe.statlist@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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