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st: runing StatTransfer "set" command from Stata do-file


From   Lucas Ferreira Mation <lucasmation@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: runing StatTransfer "set" command from Stata do-file
Date   Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:33:42 -0300

Dear all,

my trying to import some .xls files to Stata. I´m using
StatTtransfer11, and trying to automate the process, controlled from
my do file.
The problem is that I need to issue the StatTransfer command  "set
WKS-NAME-ROW First-Row" before running the actual conversion
(StatTransfer command "copy").

As far as I can tell, there are two ways to send commands to StatTransfer:

- from the StatTransfer prompt (that blue window), typing specific
StatTransfer commands like "set" and "copy"
- from the operating system prompt with the "st" command. This is what
the Stata command "stcmd" uses to send commands to StatTransfer.

The problem seems to be that I can´t issue a "set" or other
StatTransfer commands from the OS prompt, only from the StatTransfer
prompt.

Does anyone knows how this could be solved?

regards
Lucas Mation

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