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RE: st: svmat to different datasheet


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: svmat to different datasheet
Date   Thu, 12 Sep 2002 11:24:26 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christa Scholtz [mailto:cscholtz@Princeton.EDU] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2002 11:07 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: svmat to different datasheet
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'd be very interested to know how to transform a matrix into 
> a dataset
> within stata.  I couldn't figure out how, so I found a home-cooked
> solution (feasible only if you have a handful of matrices) which
> basically bypasses stata.
> 
> I  list the matrix in a log file.  Then, I open the log file in word,
> erase all text except the matrix, and save this as a txt file.  I then
> open the txt file in Excel, which will recognize the text file is in
> columns, and then I have a spreadsheet of my matrix data.  I 
> save it as
> a tab delimited txt file, then insheet it back into stata.  
> If you find
> a way to feed the log file directly into excel, let me know.
> 
> once you have a number of excel worksheets, you can merge them into
> stata and create a big dataset.
> 
> Not fancy, but it works.
> 
> Christa


You should be able to:

	. preserve
	. drop _all
	. svmat <matname>
	. save <filename>
	. restore

--Nick Winter
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