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st: RE: easy question ... merge
to see that you are working in the same folder
as the files in question.
. dir *.dta
to see what data files are in that folder.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of sgsr100
> Sent: 13 February 2004 12:53
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: st: easy question ... merge
> Dear statalist,
> Perhaps is an easy question. I am trying to merge one variable from a
> data set calle fm2m in other dataset named "mother".
> I know that first I have to
> sort based on the variables I have chosen to paste (in both dataset)
> then merge[varlist] using filename
> but when I trying to merge there is a message that indicates
> file "fm2m"
> not found.
> The problem is that the file it exists, and I have it in the
> same folder
> that I have the other dataset named "mother". I have already
> checked as
> well, if there is any space in the name of the file, etc.
> What do you suggest I am doing wrong?
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