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st: RE: log files


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: log files
Date   Thu, 5 Aug 2004 16:32:16 +0100

I don't know a way of stopping Stata from 
adding headers and footers. Stripping them 
after the fact would be automatable in 
a good scripting language, in a good text
editor or in Stata itself. 

There are ways of creating files without 
using logs, but better advice would depend
on knowing more about what you are doing. 

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

Thurlow, James
 
> Question 1
> This might seem like a simple/strange issue to be having with 
> Stata, but I'm
> trying to create a text file with results that are saved in 
> memory. At the
> moment I'm creating a log file and quietly displaying to the log in
> comma-separated format, which later allows me to read in the 
> log file using
> the 'insheet' command. I'm sure there's a better way to do 
> this. One thing
> that is making my life difficult are the headers and footers 
> that Stata
> automatically attaches to its log files. My question is this: 
> Is there a way
> to prevent Stata from placing headers and footers in log files?

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