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st: RE: Data Loading Puzzle (Numeric values were forced into str9 format)
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> I am trying to load a large dataset (40,000 obs) into STATA,
> using the INSHEET command. The original file is in CSV
> format. There is one variable has only numeric values.
> However, when I read the dataset into STATA, this variable is
> stored as "str9". I try looking through the dataset and I did
> not find any characters values in this variable. Could you
> please help me figure out how to read this variable into
> "float" or any numeric format?
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