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RE: st: outsheet txt files with one space between columns


From   "Prashant Shukla" <PShukla@globalshares.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: outsheet txt files with one space between columns
Date   Tue, 9 Dec 2008 17:44:24 -0000

Thanks a bunch Dan! That works.

-Prash.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Dan
Weitzenfeld
Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2008 10:33 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: outsheet txt files with one space between columns

-help outsheet- says to try the option delimiter("char")

e.g.,

outsheet using "filename.txt", delimiter(" ")

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 9:19 AM, Prashant Shukla
<PShukla@globalshares.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I am using -outsheet- to transfer data as txt files. The file needs to
> be loaded into a system which requires only one space between the
> columns. This is because the files need to be fixed with and when they
> are tab separated, they have multiple spaces between the columns. So
the
> file ends up not being the width we want and all the columns after the
> first one do not have the required start and end positions.
>
> -------------------------------------
>
> For instance, what I have is:
>
> 1001    1002    1003    1004    1005
>
> What I need is:
>
> 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005
> -------------------------------------
>
> Is there a way to define a tab as being one space? Or, is there
another
> way to accomplish this goal of one space between columns in a txt
files
> with Stata or Stat/Transfer(I have that too)?
>
> Thanks so much everyone,
>
> -Prash.
>
>
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