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st: how to use timestamp of a file (that one is insheeting)


From   László Sándor <sandorl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: how to use timestamp of a file (that one is insheeting)
Date   Tue, 21 Sep 2010 15:24:29 -0400

Hi,

I would like to use the date and time a file was created in some
analysis. The operating system knows that time, of course. However, I
found no Stata command that would fetch that data for me, nor a way I
could use the command line to get that (though I know I can invoke
that with -shell-).

The file would be the same that an -insheet- command imports in my
code, in case this helps anything.

Thank you very much,

Laszlo



László Sándor
PhD candidate
Department of Economics
Harvard University

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