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RE: st: outsheet throws away varnames in unix


From   tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: outsheet throws away varnames in unix
Date   Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:29:59 +0000

I had outfile instead of outsheet ): Thank you very much and have a nice weekend
 
> Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:17:18 -0500
> Subject: Re: st: outsheet throws away varnames in unix
> From: joerg.luedicke@gmail.com
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 
> This is more than likely some problem at your end.
> 
> The following example:
> 
> *----------------------------------------------
> clear
> set obs 5
> gen x1=runiform()
> gen x2=runiform()
> outsheet using test, comma replace
> *----------------------------------------------
> 
> yields the exact same result (wrt variable names), whether it is run
> in Windows 7 or a Linux system (Fedora 17 in this case).
> 
> J.
> 
> 
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 3:51 PM, tashi lama <ltashi32@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> In windows
>> outsheet using tt, comma generates a comma delimited text file with variable names in the first line. Great.
>> type,hits
>> 0,7881
>> 1,8237
>> |
>>
>> In unix
>> outsheet using tt, comma generates a comma delimited text file with variables names left out. The file only contains data.
>> 0,7881
>> 1,8237
>>
>> I am sure this is yet another platform issue. Could someone know the solution to also get varnames along with data in unix??
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tashi
>>
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