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RE: st: how to store cf3 differences in a data set

From   "rasool.bux" <>
To   "" <>
Subject   RE: st: how to store cf3 differences in a data set
Date   Tue, 13 Nov 2012 10:45:01 +0000

Dear Matt,

Thanks for reply and I have found it on the following weblink:

It is explained in the presentation very well and  solved my problem. I want to save it as a stata dataset and will try it.

Rasool Bux
-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Matthew White
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2012 8:17 PM
Subject: Re: st: how to store cf3 differences in a data set

Hi Rasool,

How about -cfout- (SSC)?


On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:22 AM, Maarten Buis <> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:38 PM, rasool.bux wrote:
>> I don't want merge/update one from other file. We are doing double entry by two different operators and then compare to find the discrepancies of data entry and then third person will correct those discrepancies in the master dataset.
> This implies merging, and this is what -cf3- does internally. So if
> -cf3- does not do what you want, you can do the same thing from first
> principle by creatively using -merge-. The Stata blog posts I referred
> to earlier provide lots of useful tips and tricks on how to creatively
> use -merge- that can also be used in this context of comparing files
> rather than combine them.
> Hope this helps,
> Maarten
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