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RE: st: Re: help with inputst


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: Re: help with inputst
Date   Thu, 20 Dec 2007 11:28:40 -0800 (PST)

Thank you Nick. I simply changed the last / to \ and
that work perfectly.

Ricardo.

--- Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:

> As documented in the manual and often reported on
> this list, the
> backslash 
> has a double role here, in its Windows role as a
> separator and in its 
> Stata role as an escape character. To avoid
> confusion, use / not \.
> Stata will negotiate with Windows. 
> 
> Nick 
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
> 
> Ricardo Ovaldia
> 
> Thank you Roger. That still did not work.
> 
> . clear
> 
> . #delim ;
> delimiter now ;
> .    local files "MRecord-I-080907 MRecord-I-013107
> MRecord-I-020807 MRecord-I-021507 MRe
> > cord-I-030807
> >                  MRecord-I-031507";
> 
> .         #delim cr
> delimiter now cr
> . 
> 
> .         foreach fname in `files' {
>   2.                 inputst
> "C:\statawrk\MAPMISS\`fname'.txt"
>   3.                 save `fname'.dta, replace
>   4.         }
> Stat/Transfer did not run successfully
> file not found
> r(601);
> 
> end of do-file
> 
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Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK


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