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Re: st: pasting excel worsheet with missing values in Stata 12 - Bug?


From   jhassell@stata.com (James Hassell, StataCorp)
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: pasting excel worsheet with missing values in Stata 12 - Bug?
Date   Tue, 23 Aug 2011 08:35:52 -0500

Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com> wrote:

>I have a small excell file (35 obs and 18 var). some of the variables 
>have missing values. When I copy and and paste the worksheet into the 
>Stata 12 data editr values shift to the left leaving the variables at 
>the end missing.

What Richard described is a bug.  This will be fixed in the next update.
As a work around, Richard can use Paste Special from the Data Editor's
Edit menu, which does not exibit the problem.


-- James
   <jhassell@stata.com>

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