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Re: st: Stata 11 64-bit no longer runs my automatically

From   Jeph Herrin <>
Subject   Re: st: Stata 11 64-bit no longer runs my automatically
Date   Wed, 02 Feb 2011 16:16:14 -0500

My syntax is the same as yours, same platform, and it works fine
(ignore wrapping):

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stata11\StataMP-64.exe"
                       do d:\files\bin\ "%1"

On 2/2/2011 12:29 PM, John LeBlanc wrote:
For years, I have been able to double-click on a Stata data file, have
it automatically open in Stata, have Stata open in the folder where the
.dta file resides, and run my file that contains all of my
customizations. This worked up until version 9.2 32-bit running in
Windows 7 64-bit professional. I modified the "open" command for the
file type .DTA as follows:

This works with Stata 9.2 on Windows 7
C:\Progra~2\STATS\STATA\wstata.exe do
c:\progra~2\stats\stata\john\ "%1"

This does not work with Stata 11 64-bit on Windows 7
Action for 'Open' under filetype .dta
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Stats\Stata\Stata-64.exe" do
c:\progra~2\stats\stata\john\ "%1"

Is this stored in a different location on the registry? has something
else changed?

Regards, John

John C. LeBlanc, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor
Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Community Health and Epidemiology
Dalhousie University

IWK Health Centre Work phone: 902 470-8930
5850 University Avenue Work fax: 888 994-6773
Halifax, Nova Scotia Email: John.LeBlanc@Dal.Ca
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