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Re: st: problem in uploading data into Stata - data "changes"


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: problem in uploading data into Stata - data "changes"
Date   Tue, 1 Jul 2008 16:17:38 +0100 (BST)

--- Gisella Young <gisellayoung@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am trying to load a datafile in text format into Stata. I am using
> the infix command. The problem is that 1 column of data (the firm
> column, which is the unique identification number for each
> observation, is different when I open it in Stata as from what I can
> see in the original text file. 

Does this solve your question:
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/Stata/faq/longid.htm

-- Maarten


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