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Re: st: RE: FORTRAN


From   Stata SpecialEdition <stata.se@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: FORTRAN
Date   Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:13:38 +0100

Sorry about the name. Did not realise this.

To clarify my question: is it possible to read the contents from STATA
dta files into the FORTRAN arrays directly? I know it is not necessary
to do this, but it would be nice.


On 8/30/10, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> What you mean by "read Stata files"? As documented in [U] 11.6, Stata
> recognises 21 file extensions, so the expression Stata files needs to be
> clarified.
>
> See also the request given yesterday
>
> <http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/lwgate/STATALIST/archives/statalist.1008/date/article-1469.html>
>
> to avoid the use of Stata in your mail identifier.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Stata SpecialEdition
>
> I have been using STATA for two years now and I LOVE it. I now need to
> do some more complicated estimation in a language called FORTRAN. Is
> it possible to read my STATA files in FORTRAN? A colleague said it was
> impossible and I would have just save it as an ASCII. Is this the best
> way? I just wanted to check whether this is the case with some STATA
> (and hopefully FORTRAN experts).
>
>
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