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Re: st: Converting from EBCDIC to ASCII

From   Nick Winter <>
Subject   Re: st: Converting from EBCDIC to ASCII
Date   Thu, 14 Oct 2004 17:50:09 -0400

Stat-transfer can handle OSIRIS format datasets in EBCDIC, so if that's what you've got, Stat-Transfer is an answer. If the underlying format is something else, then not.


At 01:05 PM 10/14/2004 -0400, you wrote:

Hello list,

I have a huge dataset which is in EBCDIC that I need to get into
Stata. I have been told that I can do this using SAS as an
intermediary, translating from EBCDIC to ASCII.

Does anyone have any experience with this, or can point me towards a
generic translator? I just want to see if there is any easier way than

Cheers, and thanks,

Dan Egan
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