[ESS] running Stata SE 8.2 using ESS on Mac OSX

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 12:07:43 CET 2004

I'm not sure it's solvable.  I thought that Stata 8 on Unix was a bit
problematic for ESS.

Bill Rising might have a clue, though (i.e. you might check the
Statalist rather than ESS list).


On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 10:43:23 +0000, Tak Wing Chan
<tw.chan at sociology.oxford.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hello
> I just changed platform from Linux to Mac OSX and upgraded from Stata 7
> to Stata 8 as well.
> I have been running Stata 7 from within Emacs using ESS, and would like
> to do the same with Stata 8. I have X11 (running full screen mode),
> Emacs, ESS, etc set up on my Mac, and "M-x R" would run R nicely on my
> Mac. But I cannot do the equivalent for Stata.
> Since Stata 8 now lives in the /Applications Folder of Mac, I have
> built a symbolic link from /usr/bin to Stata as follows:
> ln -s /Applications/Stata/StataSE.app/Contents/MacOS/StataSE stata
> This doesn't work. I then try adding
> /Applications/Stata/StataSE.app/Contents/MacOS/StataSE to my search
> path. And when I type "M-x stata", I get "Process Stata is not
> running".
> Has anyone got any experience with this problem? I would be most
> grateful for any suggestion?
> Many thanks in advance.
> Wing
> Department of Sociology, University of Oxford
> Manor Road, Oxford OX1 3UQ, UK
> tel +44 (1865) 286176 fax +44 (1865) 286171
> http://users.ox.ac.uk/~sfos0006
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A.J. Rossini
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