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Re: st: path for winexec?

From   Steven Dubnoff <>
Subject   Re: st: path for winexec?
Date   Tue, 27 May 2008 11:28:21 -0700

At 09:33 AM 5/27/2008, Martin wrote:

I am wondering whether there is a way to make Stata find executables on its
Windows can find a properly installed program on its own and it is smart enough to use the extension to know which program to find. So if you type:

shell c:\mydir\my.pdf

at the Stata prompt, windows will launch Acrobat reader, which will then display my.pdf.

The only downside of this technique is that you may see an open command prompt window.



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