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Re: st: Stata 10 files in Stata 9


From   "Rafal Raciborski" <rraciborski@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Stata 10 files in Stata 9
Date   Wed, 13 Aug 2008 16:29:34 -0400

yes, you need stata 10 to do that




On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Lola Jackson <lola_jackson@ymail.com> wrote:
> Yes I have just been trying to use -saveold- in Stata9 to save a Stata10 file in that format, but get an error message "no variables defined" (r(11)).  From what Svend says below, does this mean that without a computer with Stata10 on it there is no way at all to open or convert a Stata10 file for use in Stata9?
>
> (I know this might seem outdated given that Stata 10.1 has just been announced, but it would really help me if there were a way to do this!)
>
> best,
> Lola
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Svend Juul <SJ@SOCI.AU.DK>
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Sent: Wednesday, 13 August, 2008 9:08:09 PM
> Subject: Re: st: Stata 10 files in Stata 9
>
> Lola wrote:
>
> Is there any way to open a file that was saved in Stata10,
> on a computer that only has Stata9 installed on it?
> When I try I get error message r(610), that the file is
> not in Stata format (it is saved in Stata10).
>
> ==============================================================
>
> Rafal pointed to:
>
>   help saveold
>
> but that command does not help Lola directly. She must find
> someone with a computer with Stata 10 installed, and on that
> computer:
>
>   use dataset_10.dta
>   saveold dataset_9..dta
>
> Hope this helps
> Svend
>
> ---
>
> (In Stata 8 and 9 -saveold- saves a dataset in Stata 7 format.
> I think things would be more transparent if these commands had
> the names -save7- and -save8-).
>
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