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Re: st: matrix to dta


From   Pablo Bonilla <pablo.bonilla1234@gmail.com>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: matrix to dta
Date   Mon, 3 Dec 2012 17:05:04 -0500

Thank you Nick, but unfortunately it is not what I am looking for.

Thank you anyways.

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> wrote:
> -mat2txt- (SSC) is not what you ask for, but might be useful.
>
> Nick
>
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:14 PM, Pablo Bonilla
>
>> yes you are right, but my data base is super heavy and I have to do
>> this a lot of times in a loop. The matrices that I get need to be
>> merged with other big data base later.
>
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 4:07 PM, William Buchanan
>
>>> You could preserve your dataset, clear it from memory and use -svmat-, and then restore the data.  That is one way to do what it sounds like you want to do.
>
> On Dec 3, 2012, at 1:02 PM, Pablo Bonilla
>
>>>> Do you know any command that creates dta from matrix and not changing
>>>> my data set? The -svmat- command allows me to create variables from
>>>> matrices but I have to modify my current data base. On the other hand,
>>>> the -xml_tab- (on ssc) does what I need but it does not export on .dta
>>>> format.
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