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st: transferring data from SPPS to STATA


From   Alejandro Delafuente <alejandro.delafuente@st-antonys.oxford.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: transferring data from SPPS to STATA
Date   Wed, 10 Nov 2004 16:24:50 +0000 (GMT)

Dear Statalisters:
I am trying to transfer an SPPS file to STATA format. Most of the variables are 
numerical, and a few string variables. The transfer process stops at around 66 
thousand cases (out of a total of approx. 137 thousand cases) displaying the 
following message: "Invalid floating point operation".  I am doing the transfer 
with StatTransfer from SPSS format to STATA standard version 8.0
Is there anyway I can detect the variable(s) that are causing the problem?
I have already inspected the dataset several times, but cannot spot the culprit.
Many thanks, 
Alejandro

-- 
Alejandro de la Fuente
QEH/Department of International Development
Oxford University

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