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st: RE: how to open very large txt files (>6G)


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: how to open very large txt files (>6G)
Date   Tue, 30 Sep 2008 14:37:42 +0200

Try Ultraedit which is perfect in many more respects than just opening large
files...


HTH
Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Ada Ma
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:49 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: how to open very large txt files (>6G)

Dear Statalisters,

I need to check if the data looks OK - the data should be delimited by
pipe (|) so I want to check if there is any double quote in the data
before I read it into Stata.  The data is in txt format.  I wonder
which are text editors would allow me to open that up.  All
suggestions are welcomed.

Thanks a lot in advance.

Regards,
Ada


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Health Economics Research Unit
University of Aberdeen, UK.
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/heru/
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