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st: -xmlsave- to Excel (for Mac?)


From   clinton.thompson@summitllc.us
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: -xmlsave- to Excel (for Mac?)
Date   Wed, 5 Apr 2006 09:04:54 -0700 (PDT)

Hello All,
I am using S/E 9.1 for Macintosh.
Perhaps I am missing something woefully obvious, but shouldn't the use of
-xmlsave- create a file that is readable by Excel??  As I understand the
help file, the following syntax ought to create a file (generic
spreadsheet) that Excel can read:

xmlsave gofigure, doc(excel)

After gofigure.xml is created, the file can be opened w/ a text editor,
albeit not w/ MS Excel.  Could this be because I'm using a Mac??  Note
that the text file for gofigure.xml does not present the file in what i
would consider the "expected" format, i.e. variable names on the top line
followed by the data...

many thanks in advance!
--Clint



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