[ESS] how to use Stata in Emacs (with ess)

Vitalie Spinu @p|nuv|t @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Wed Sep 9 17:02:45 CEST 2015

>> On Wed, Sep 09 2015 06:45, ollie_m wrote:

> I've deleted the Stata directory from system path and changed the variable
> name to the full path for the executable, and I've deleted all other
> possible executables except stata.exe in the folder, the problem persists..

You don't need to delete any executables. That begs for problems.

Have you run it in shell as I suggested? 

> I'm not sure this is by any means related, but when I started emacs, first a
> black window (like a command window, with nothing but a cursor in it) pops
> up, then the emacs window; is emacs supposed to work this way on Windows?
> I've never given it any thought before, but now that I'm having this
> problem, this whole thing looks pretty damn suspicious.. If one window can
> pop up when I'm running emacs, it seems quite likely another will pop up
> when I'm trying to run another executable in to..

This seems unrelated.


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