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Re: st: password protection and -import excel-


From   Lisa Davis <lisadavismd@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: password protection and -import excel-
Date   Fri, 29 Jun 2012 11:07:57 -0600

Your solution is what I have done in the past. I have not found a
better solution, either.
Lisa

Lisa Davis, MD
Rheumatology Instructor
University of Colorado Denver

On 6/28/12, Clyde B Schechter <clyde.schechter@einstein.yu.edu> wrote:
> I have been given some data to analyze in the form of several Excel files.
> I want to bring them into Stata with -import excel- in a loop, but they are
> password protected (I have the password).  I can't find anything in the help
> file or the manual about an option for specifying the password.
>
> So then I thought I might do it in Stat Transfer (version 11), but I can't
> find any way to get that to open a password protected file either.
>
> For now, I'm just going through them all manually, re-saving them under new
> names without password protection, and then importing them.  But it's
> tedious.  I'm hoping somebody out there knows a way around this.
>
> Thanks in advance for any help.
>
> Clyde Schechter
> Dept. of Family & Social Medicine
> Albert Einstein College of Medicine
> Bronx, NY, USA
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