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Re: st: compatibility problems with Stata SE

From   Ricardo Ovaldia <>
Subject   Re: st: compatibility problems with Stata SE
Date   Tue, 24 Jun 2003 16:00:43 -0700 (PDT)

--- Julian Cristia <> wrote:
> Hi. I have just started using Stata SE 8.0. 
> The problem that I face is that when I send files
> from this version to Stata 7.0 users they cannot
> read them as the program says that the files are not
> in Stata format. I even tried saving the .dta file
> as an Stata 7.0 type of file, but it doesn't work
> either.
> How can I solve this problem? Thanks a lot

You need to save your data in the old Stata 7 format.
This is accomplished using -saveold-. Type -help
saveold- for more info.


Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Oklahoma City, OK

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