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st: Re: Using Stata 8 data files in Stata 6
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From: "Adam Chapman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 7:40 PM
Subject: st: Using Stata 8 data files in Stata 6
> Many thanks for help on my previous query. I hope someone can help me
> this one:
> I've been trying to use a Stata 8 data file in Stata 6, but keep getting
> the error message "file not Stata format". Is there a (relatively easy)
> way of transforming Stata 8 files so that they are able to be used in
> 6 ?
> The command 'saveold' saves Stata 8 data in Stata 7 format, and doesn't
> help in using Stata 6, or so it appears.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> Adam Chapman
How about -outsheet- in Stata 8 followed by -insheet- in Stata 6.
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