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Steven Samuels <sjhsamuels@earthlink.net> |

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Re: st: Getting text files with quotation marks into Stata |

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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 16:08:19 -0500 |

****************Code Begins************ infix str dummy 1-90 using dd.xml, clear ***************Code Ends************** -Steve On Nov 7, 2008, at 2:51 PM, Dan Weitzenfeld wrote:

Hi Folks, I'm trying to read .xml files into Stata. Once there, I can parse them, even if they are read into just one variable - I'm handy with -regexm- and the like. My problem is that I can't seem to get around the quotation marks in the file. Two rows of the file look like this: <session="NCX_1" target="entrance" movie="0" start="22:22:23.000" duration="199" /> <session="NCX_2" target="floor" movie="0" start="22:22:24.000" duration="179" /> When I insheet, I get 199/> 179/> When I xmluse, I get unrecognizable XML doctype r(198); regardless of which doctype I specify. Are there any tricks for getting Stata to ignore the quotation marks within the file? Thanks, Dan * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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