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st: Re: Where to place .mo files

From   Richard Herron <>
Subject   st: Re: Where to place .mo files
Date   Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:02:04 -0500

Disregard. I may need to discuss with the original author. If I type
-viewsource in the console, I can see the source code, which
suggests the .mo files are not compiled.

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 15:19, Richard Herron <> wrote:
> I have a .do file and some associated .mo files (found on a
> researcher's website), but the .do file can't find the .mo files (at
> least the first one) and gives the error:
> <istmt>:  3499  optw() not found
> where -optw()- is the name of the mata function, which has a filename
> "" and is in the current directory.
> I have tried -mata : mata set matamofirst on-, -adopath ++ .-, and
> saving the .mo files to a subfolder in my PERSONAL folder, but none of
> these allow the .do file to find the .mo file.
> How can I fix this? Do I need to somehow manually load .mo files? Thanks!

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