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Re: st: outputting formatted data to file
If you look at the code of outtable (ssc type outtable.ado) you
will see that there is no difficulty writing ASCII formatted data
to an external file.Well, sorry for being a pain. I can easily write the data to a file -
in the manner of outtable.ado, but I want to enforce a certian format
e.g. %20.5e etc. just as is the case with the display command.
However, apparently this isn't possible for ascii output unless you
use the contruct:
file write handle %fmt (expr)
where expr evaluates to a data type compatible with %fmt.
Anyway - since I have something working, it isn't really a problem
besides me wanting to know if there was a better way, than what I
Thanks for the help,
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