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


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@stata.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to open very large txt files (>6G)
Date   Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:01:07 -0500

In addition to other suggestions, check out -hexdump-.

-hexdump- for many problems goes hand in hand with -filefilter-.

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Ada Ma wrote:

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.
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