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st: RE: STATA reads numbers as strings


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: STATA reads numbers as strings
Date   Tue, 11 May 2004 17:36:27 +0100

Some relevant links: 

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/allstring.html

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/data/newexcel.html

http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/statalist.html#spell

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

jdubas@nd.edu
 
> I keep trying to import data (csv file) that are all numbers, 
> but STATA reads
> some of them as string.  How do I get STATA to read it properly?

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