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st: Re: sequential file conversion possible ?


From   "Katsuhide Isa" <katu@ier.hit-u.ac.jp>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: sequential file conversion possible ?
Date   Sat, 09 Apr 2005 21:30:11 +0900

David and Steve,

Thank you for your replys.

Though stcmd has already been installed in my Stata, I never
tried such a convenient tool.
# Actually, I completely forgot it :-).

>forvalues y=1983/2004 {
>	stcmd mat`y'.xls mat`y'.dta
>}

> or from within Stata with stcmd:
> 
>          stcmd mat*.xls *.dta.

Both of the methods above worked all right.
It surely saves a lot of trouble in file conversions.

Thanks again !

K.I.
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