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Re: st: RE: Importing excel to mata


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Importing excel to mata
Date   Mon, 25 Oct 2010 20:41:24 +0100 (BST)

--- On Mon, 25/10/10, Renger van Nieuwkoop wrote:
> - If mata is the best method: Is there an easy way to
> import the data from Excel in mata?

I would load that matrix into Stata (using -insheet-),
and than I would get it into Mata using -st_data()-.
You can precede that with -preserve- and end it with
restore, so you won't kill the data that you have
currently in memory.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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