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Re: st: import variable names from excel


From   buddyb <buddyb_99@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: import variable names from excel
Date   Thu, 8 Jun 2006 11:50:09 -0700 (PDT)

Hi everyone,

Thanks for your help.  It's working now.

Buddy

--- joe.dorris@altarum.org wrote:

> Buddy,
> 
> When you say import, do you mean that you are doing
> a copy and paste from
> Excel to Stata's data editor, reading the file in
> from a tab delimited or
> .csv file, or using Stat/Tranfer software to put the
> Excel data into Stata
> format?
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
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> Hi Everyone,
> 
> I did a FAQ search on this and got some wierd
> results.
>  I'm new to STATA and have a simple question.
> 
> I want to import an excel file that has variable
> names
> on the first line.  For some reason, it imports the
> data but not the variable names.  Can anyone help?
> 
> Thanks,
> Buddy
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