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Re: st: transfering data from stata 8.0 to stata 9.2


From   Orvalho Joaquim Augusto <orvaquim@cenfoss.co.mz>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: transfering data from stata 8.0 to stata 9.2
Date   Tue, 04 Dec 2007 12:45:48 +0200

Be sure that you can read the files you backuped:
- Are they in the same path as before ?
- Check the integrity of you backup.

Good luck
Caveman


On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 02:21 -0800, andreia tolciu wrote:
> Dear colleagues,
> 
> I have a problem with Stata and I hope that you can
> help me. I have been using till now Stata 8.0. on my
> private PC.
> Yesterday, with the receipt of a new computer I have
> also got Stata 9.2.
> I am trying to transfer all the data sets and do-files
> which I have been using till now on the new computer,
> but when trying to open them I get the following
> message:
> 
> 
> . use "C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\AT\Desktop\iabs-r01_stata\actual2001.dta",
> clear
> file C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\AT\Desktop\iabs-r01_stata\actual2001.dta
> not Stata format
> r(610);
> 
> or:
> 
> . use "C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\AT\Desktop\iabs-r01_stata\allbus2000-regbez-29Okt.dta",
> clear
> file C:\Dokumente und
> Einstellungen\AT\Desktop\iabs-r01_stata\allbus2000-regbez-29Okt.dta
> not Stata
>     format
> r(610);
> 
> I can not even open the do-files (there appear only
> unreadable signs).
> 
> I suppose this problem has something to do with the
> change of the versions I use, but I am not sure.
> Could you help me please solve this problem?
> 
> I thank you in advance!
> 
> Andreia Tolciu
> 
> 
> 
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