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st: RE: How to create data dictionaries using fortran format commands
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. whelp infiling
-infile- or -infix- is my guess.
> I have a large ASCII file that I wish to read into STATA. I
> normally read
> this file using fortran.
> Instead of creating a data dictionary such as
> var1 1-3
> var2 4-6
> var3 7-9
> is there a way to tell stata that I have 9 variables all
> which take up 3
> columns. (In fortran, I would type 9f3.0).
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