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Re: st: Data Loading Puzzle (Numeric values were forced into str9 format)


From   Steven Samuels <ssamuels@albany.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Data Loading Puzzle (Numeric values were forced into str9 format)
Date   Wed, 22 Jun 2005 14:32:21 -0400

To elaborate on Eric's statement, a missing variable with spaces between the commas, e.g. ", ," instead of ",," will produce a string character.
Also an (invisible) tab will also produce a string character.
You can see tabs with a good text editor (I use BBEdit).

Steve

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