Stata The Stata listserver
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date index][Thread index]

st: Re: Problems transferring data from excel to stata!


From   "Ha Thai Son" <hathaison@hn.vnn.vn>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: Problems transferring data from excel to stata!
Date   Wed, 12 May 2004 20:19:26 +0700

Dear Andrea

Are you try to unhide all rows in datasheet before transfer. Another reason
may due to mistyping or any ''character" in the rows that not include in
observations list.

Ha Thai Son

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrea Molinari" <A.Molinari@sussex.ac.uk>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 11:59 PM
Subject: st: Problems transferring data from excel to stata!


> Dear Statalisters,
>
> I have a very simple (?) question, in the hope of getting any
> suggestions....
> 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!)
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks very much!
> Andrea
>
>
> *
> *   For searches and help try:
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
> *   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
> *   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

*
*   For searches and help try:
*   http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html
*   http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq
*   http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/



© Copyright 1996–2014 StataCorp LP   |   Terms of use   |   Privacy   |   Contact us   |   What's new   |   Site index