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Re: st: Insheet Issue


From   Ronan Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Insheet Issue
Date   Sat, 11 Sep 2010 17:35:39 +0100

On 10 MFómh 2010, at 21:46, Jeph Herrin wrote:


Perhaps an embedded | or <carriage return>; or an empty
row. Have you tried inspecting line 164,502 of the ASCII file?

Another nightmare character is the 'Null' character.

Try opening your data in a text editor and giving a 'convert to ASCII' command.

If you don't have a text editor that does this, you might look at the text editor FAQ and get one as a priority. Very useful for data cleaning!



Ronán Conroy
Associate Professor
Division of Population Health Sciences
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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
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