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Re: st: Errors viewing and exporting gph


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Errors viewing and exporting gph
Date   Sat, 19 Oct 2013 12:31:50 +0100

Try using forward slashes rather than backward slashes in your file names.

Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 18 October 2013 18:12, Squibb, James G <jimmy.squibb@nccommerce.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am having difficulty opening (using or displaying) previously saved .gph files and exporting gph files to pdf.
>
> My code:
>                 cluster dendrogram avg_d_mat_primaryjob ,labels(county) xlabel(,labsize(tiny) angle(vertical))
>                 graph save "$charts\distance_dendrogram" , replace
>                 graph export "$charts\distance_dendrogram" ,as(pdf) replace
>
> The dendrogram graph displays according to my expectations upon creation and saves to the designated folder.
>
> After closing that graph, however, using either "graph use" or "graph display" yields r198, invalid file specification or invalid file name, respectively.  So, I cannot view the graph.  I have the same problem whether I save it live or asis.  It won't open by double-clicking, either; it gives the same error message.
>
> Trying to save through the "saving" option - cluster dendrogram avg_d_mat_primaryjob ,labels(county) xlabel(,labsize(tiny) angle(vertical)) saving("$charts\distance_dendrogram" , replace) - tells me that the file could not be opened.
>
> Additionally, the graph export command yields r691.  I can confirm that the folder space is not full, which is the only hint that Stata help gives me.
>
> I can save and use dta files in this folder without any problems.
>
> I appreciate any insights about how I can resolve either of my problems.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jimmy Squibb
>
>
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