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st: Re: statalist-digest V4 #2011


From   Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: statalist-digest V4 #2011
Date   Wed, 22 Jun 2005 09:08:03 -0400

It means that on that line of the file there are fewer comma-delimited fields than on all of the earlier lines of the file -- probably some flaw in the routine generating the original data.

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html

On Jun 22, 2005, at 2:33 AM, statalist-digest wrote:


insheet name date using "dx2k.csv", clear comma names
too few variables specified
error in line 16043953 of file

I wasn't under the impression there was a minimum number of vars
necessary to insheet.

What is causing this, or more pragmatically, how can I get around it?
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