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Re: st: infix and dictionary files


From   "Norbert Michel" <Norbert.Michel@nicholls.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: infix and dictionary files
Date   Fri, 29 Feb 2008 13:11:42 -0600

Thank you for the reply.  Unfortunately, I had tried this too - Just to be safe, I tried again....

"infix dictionary" results in the same error message as "dictionary"

Any ideas?

>>> "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com> 02/29/08 7:13 AM >>>
Norbert Michel <Norbert.Michel@nicholls.edu>:
Replace "dictionary" with "infix dictionary" in your dct file (per help infix).

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:39 PM, Norbert Michel
<Norbert.Michel@nicholls.edu> wrote:
> I am having trouble pulling in data from an ASCII file (the consumer expenditure survey data).
>
>  I have start positions and character lengths, and I seem to be missing something simple...but I can't figure out exactly what I'm missing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
>  I am using the following command:
>  infix using C:\Users\Norbert\Documents\CEX\2004\tryover, using(C:\Users\Norbert\Documents\CEX\2004\Intrvw04\fmlyi041x.txt)
>
>  The "tryover" file is supposed to be my dictionary file, and the "fmlyi041x.txt" is my raw data file.
>
>  My dictionary file looks like this:
>  dictionary using C:\Users\Norbert\Documents\CEX\2004\Intrvw04\fmlyi041x.txt {
>  NEWID   1       -       8
>  AGE_REF 11      -       12
>  AGE_REF_        13      -       13
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