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Re: st: RE: Copying and pasting into Excel


From   "Clive Nicholas" <Clive.Nicholas@newcastle.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Copying and pasting into Excel
Date   Fri, 5 Dec 2003 03:53:52 -0000 (GMT)

Adrian,

Well, I've cut-and-pasted from Excel to Stata and vice versa and found no
difficulties personally, but I can't speak for everybody.

C.

> 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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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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