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Re: st: transfer installed ados from one computer to another


From   Paolo Moncagatta <paoloemiliom@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: transfer installed ados from one computer to another
Date   Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:42:48 +0100

Excellent Christopher, works perfect. Thank you very much,

Paolo

On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Christopher Swearingen
<christopher.swearingen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Paolo -
>
> The sysprofile.do is a two command .do file executed when Stata first runs.
>
> Assuming you are using Windows, the following two commands are in the file:
>
> sysdir set PLUS "C:\Users\[localusername]\Dropbox\ado\plus"
> sysdir set PERSONAL "C:\Users\[localusername]\Dropbox\ado\personal"
>
> where [localusername] = whatever username Windows designates for the
> particular account.
>
> The other variable here is where your actual Dropbox / Cubby /
> GoogleDrive local drive is stored.
>
> Save sysprofile.do into the root Stata directory and restart Stata.
> You should see a confirmation echo that sysprofile.do was called.
> Type "sysdir" in the command window and you should see the directory
> locations for PLUS and PERSONAL are changed.
>
> ~c
> ________________________________________________________
> Christopher J. Swearingen, Ph.D.
> Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics and Biostatistics
> Associate Director, Pediatric Biostatistics
> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
> Department of Pediatrics
> One Children's Way, Slot 512-43
> Little Rock, AR 72202
>
> http://www.arpediatrics.org/research/biostatistics
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 12:04 PM, Paolo Moncagatta
> <paoloemiliom@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone for your suggestions.  It seems like a system like
>> Dropbox or Cubby would work nicely, as the optimal solution would be
>> to have an .ado library that synchronized automatically from whichever
>> computer you used (I have some .ados at home, some others at my
>> office, and so, if I just replaced the whole .ado library on one
>> computer with another, I would lose some of them).
>>
>> How have your experiences been, Christopher and Alan? When you have
>> time, Christopher, could you go a bit more in detail on how you setup
>> the sysprofile.do to direct the PLUS and PERSONAL directories to your
>> Dropbox?
>>
>> Also, Alan, I am not familiar with Cubby. Would it work better than
>> Dropbox for this purpose?
>>
>> Thanks again,
>>
>> Paolo
>> paoloemiliom@gmail.com
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 6:56 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Correct.  Stata leaves a record in various stata.trk files (and
>>> sometimes others).
>>> But copying a block of installed ado files should copy it too.
>>>
>>> Nick
>>> njcoxstata@gmail.com
>>>
>>>
>>> On 2 December 2013 17:03, Alfonso Sanchez-Penalver
>>> <alfonso.statalist@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> This is something I've wondered in the past. I found that simply copying them across computers to the right directory will make the commands available to the new installation. However, when you run -adoupdate- Stata does not seem to have a list of the installed ado files. So I wonder if there is a file with the list that is updated every time you install an ado that -adoupdate- reads and we ought to copy as well.
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>>
>>>> Alfonso Sanchez-Penalver
>>>>
>>>>> On Dec 2, 2013, at 10:35 AM, Paolo Moncagatta <paoloemiliom@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>>>
>>>>> A very simple question: is there any way to transfer the ados I have
>>>>> installed on one computer to another one? Or do I have to install them
>>>>> one by one in the new computer?
>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>>
>>>>> Paolo
>>>>> paoloemiliom@gmail.com
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