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st: RE: Copying and pasting into Excel


From   "de la Garza, Adrian" <ADelagarza@imf.org>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Copying and pasting into Excel
Date   Thu, 4 Dec 2003 17:45:48 -0500

Yes, I've used StatTransfer and it's certainly very useful. But when I
need to do quick calculations, it's a lot easier to just cut and paste,
and I thought it was safe. Is it not? Is there any other way to do this
quickly besides using StatTransfer?

--A

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clive Nicholas [mailto:Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 5:43 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: Copying and pasting into Excel
> 
> 
> Adrian,
> 
> Stick that for a game of soldiers! Why not cut out the hassle 
> and just use
> the excellent Stat/Transfer?
> 
> C.
> 
> Adrian de la Garza wrote:
> 
> > Does anybody know if it's safe to just go to the browser, select the
> > columns, copy them, and paste them into Excel? I have been 
> doing this
> > and I just realized that when a value is missing, it copies 
> in Excel the
> > value from the next populated column on the same row.
> 
> [...]
> 
> Yours,
> CLIVE NICHOLAS,
> Politics Building,
> School of Geography, Politics and Sociology,
> University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
> Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
> NE1 7RU,
> United Kingdom.
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