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Re: st: saving file


From   "Abdel Rahmen El Lahga" <rahmen.lahga@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: saving file
Date   Thu, 12 Jul 2007 19:28:33 +0200

Oh yes you are right. but is there any way to do this task

2007/7/12, Carole J. Wilson <carolejwilson@gmail.com>:
---reply

I believe ":" is an invalid file name in Windows.

--Carole

On 7/12/07, Abdel Rahmen El Lahga <rahmen.lahga@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to save file with date and time in file name, but I have
> some trouble.
> for eg:
> sysuse auto,
> save "toto$S_DATE.dta"
> Stata is ok and i obtain
> file toto12 Jul 2007.dta saved
> But when I type
> save "toto_$S_DATE_$S_TIME.dta"
> Stata gives the following message
> file toto_19:04:26.dta could not be opened
> any help?
>
>
> --
> AbdelRahmen El Lahga
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