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RE: st: writing a loop


From   "David Radwin" <dradwin@mprinc.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: writing a loop
Date   Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:43:32 -0700 (PDT)

Nick's reply seems to have been cut off by the listserv, but I will add
that if you want actual Excel files, use -export excel- instead of
-outsheet-. See the help file for details.

David
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-
> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Nick Cox
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 10:58 AM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: writing a loop
> 
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 6:41 PM, Amir Kasaeian <amir_kasaeian@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > I wrote a loop for reading stata files and then export them in csv
> format.
> > Now, I want to export them in xls or xlsx formats, but I don't know
how.
> > How can I do this?
> > my codes are as follows:
> > How should I change it to do my work?
> >
> > forvalues i= 0/29{
> >  use "C:\Step\Total88\Step`i'.dta", clear
> > outsheet using "C:\Step\Total88\Step`i'.csv", comma replace
> > }

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