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Re: st: stata data editor


From   Ronan Conroy <rconroy@rcsi.ie>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: stata data editor
Date   Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:02:57 +0100

On 2011 DFómh 26, at 13:41, Tuki wrote:

> Hi
> Due to the size of the dataset saved in “Microsoft office access”, I can’t
> use the common command “copy” and “paste” to copy my original dataset saved
> in “Microsoft office access” to stata’s data editor,   I wonder how to
> divide the original dataset and copy it into stata’s data editor part by
> part?

You might consider saving the data to a plain text file as an intermediate step. Copying and pasting is a process that leaves no audit trail. You either do it right or do it wrong, but no-one knows which you did. 

Ronán Conroy
rconroy@rcsi.ie
Associate Professor
Division of Population Health Sciences
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Beaux Lane House
Dublin 2


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