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Re: st: Creating a matrix from an excel table


From   Kit Baum <kitbaum@me.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Creating a matrix from an excel table
Date   Fri, 01 Apr 2011 09:41:27 -0400

<>
> Does anyone know how could I import my data as a matrix into Stata, or
> Mata I guess? I'm aware that I am constrained with the matrix size (I
> have Stata SE, so 11,000 matrix maximum), so I'm planning on deleting
> observations that are above a certain threshold and come up with a
> smaller matrix.


There are no matrix size limits in Mata except those imposed by available RAM (memory), and Mata
can read the data from an external file. 

Kit Baum
kitbaum@me.com



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