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Re: st: fuzzy matching using first and last name


From   Tirthankar Chakravarty <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: fuzzy matching using first and last name
Date   Fri, 31 Jul 2009 12:55:24 +0100

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Try changing directory to

"D:\GEAR UP\Baylor\data\converted to stata\clean"

using

cd "D:\GEAR UP\Baylor\data\converted to stata\clean"

and then use -reclink- (SSC, Blasnik):

reclink last_name first_name ///
 using "waco_taks_3rdadmin_only.dta", ///
 idmaster(id1) idusing(id2) gen(score)

T

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:44 PM, S. D'Souza<smdsouza@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm a new stata user and am trying to do some fuzzy matching using
> first and last names using reclink.ado.  I have received an error
> message that is unclear to me and I was hoping someone could shed some
> light on the cause of the error.
>
> Here is my code and error message:
> reclink last_name first_name using "D:\GEAR UP\Baylor\data\converted
> to stata\clean\waco_taks_3rdadmin_only.dta", idmaster(id1)
> idusing(id2) gen(score)
> invalid 'UP'
> r(198);
>
> Thanks,
> Stephanie
>
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