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


From   Alan Neustadtl <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com>
To   Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: transfer installed ados from one computer to another
Date   Mon, 2 Dec 2013 12:52:19 -0500

I do the same, but I use Cubby (https://www.cubby.com/) which directly
synchronizes all of my computers (laptop, home, and office).

Best,
Alan

On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Christopher Swearingen
<christopher.swearingen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Given that I frequently work remotely, I quickly discovered that my
> .ado library would be come "dis-synchronized" between my primary work
> computer and laptop.  My solution was to utilize a Dropbox folder to
> store my personal .ado library.
>
> A simple sysprofile.do that sets the Stata system PLUS and PERSONAL
> directories to my Dropbox folders ensures that every time Stata runs,
> the .ado library is correctly referenced and seamlessly integrated
> into Stata. Any updates or new installs are synced via Dropbox, which
> does all the heavy-lifting here.
>
> I have been intending to submit this to SJ as a Stata tip.  I will get
> that done now so others can see what I have done.
>
> ~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
> ~c
> ________________________________________________________
>
> Christopher Swearingen
>
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> mobile: 501.291.1192
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 11:18 AM, Roger B. Newson
> <r.newson@imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
>> It would indeed be nice for -adoupdate- to be able to output a do-file that
>> does the required updates. I personally have long produced a sequence of
>> do-files that you can download from my website, which install the latest
>> versions of all my packages for each version of Stata from Version 9 to
>> Version 13. These files are automatically updated by my website maintenance
>> programs every time I update my website. They can be found from within Stata
>> by typing
>>
>> findit instasisay
>>
>> I usually encourage my colleagues to use these programs to install and
>> update all my Stata packages. Most of my colleagues are still using Stata
>> Version 12, so they use -instasisay_12.do-.
>>
>> Best wishes
>>
>> Roger
>>
>> Roger B Newson BSc MSc DPhil
>> Lecturer in Medical Statistics
>> Respiratory Epidemiology, Occupational Medicine
>> and Public Health Group
>> National Heart and Lung Institute
>> Imperial College London
>> Royal Brompton Campus
>> Room 33, Emmanuel Kaye Building
>> 1B Manresa Road
>> London SW3 6LR
>> UNITED KINGDOM
>> Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121 ext 3381
>> Fax: +44 (0)20 7351 8322
>> Email: r.newson@imperial.ac.uk
>> Web page: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/nhli/r.newson/
>> Departmental Web page:
>> http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/about/divisions/nhli/respiration/popgenetics/reph/
>>
>> Opinions expressed are those of the author, not of the institution.
>>
>>
>> On 02/12/2013 17:03, Alfonso Sanchez-Penalver 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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