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Re: st: Append in combination with insheet (of csv files)


From   Kaspar Dardas <kaspar.dardas@students.ebs.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Append in combination with insheet (of csv files)
Date   Mon, 19 Jul 2010 16:55:11 +0200

Hi Neil,

Bingo! You were absolutely right. dir. --> dir .

http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-08/msg00949.html

works fine after all.

Thank you very much,

Kaspar

2010/7/19 Neil Shephard <nshephard@gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Kaspar Dardas
> <kaspar.dardas@students.ebs.edu> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> is there an efficient way of combining the append and insheet command?
>> I have multiple csv files, which I would like to display in one Stata session.
>>
>> I have already tried
>> http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2007-08/msg00949.html,
>> however, I get an error message which says "dir. not allowed" after
>> the fourth row.
>> I can't figure out this command doesn't work. I use Stata 11.
>
> See -man extended fcn- for how the code in that line works.
>
> Based on the above I'd hazard a guess that you have removed a space
> between 'dir' and '.' as the '.' is indicating that files ending with
> ".csv" in the current directory (the '.' means current directory).
>
> Neil
>
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