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


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: pasting excel worsheet with missing values in Stata 12 - Bug?
Date   Tue, 23 Aug 2011 06:53:34 -0700 (PDT)

 
Thank you

Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


----- Original Message -----
From: "James Hassell, StataCorp" <jhassell@stata.com>
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Cc: 
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 8:35 AM
Subject: Re: st: pasting excel worsheet with missing values in Stata 12 - Bug? 

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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