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st: RE: Problems transferring data from excel to stata!
Have you looked at
In addition, Stata sometimes gets confused by " characters
within spreadsheet fields.
> I have a very simple (?) question, in the hope of getting any
> While transferring data from Excel onto Stata (using
> Stat/Transfer v.5), my
> .dta file has a couple extra rows and three more variables
> which are NOT in
> my excel file. If I de-select these three variables, then the
> data on my
> first variable (which is a string) disappears.
> I tried by copying all the data in values on a new
> spreadsheet but the same
> thing happens... I am puzzled because this did not happen to me before
> (using the SAME database!)
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