Friday, February 03, 2006

RE: st: how to generate Stata dct file

Dear Steve, Thanks. I'm currently using the Stat/Transfer function that you described. However, I would like to find out if there is a way to do that from within Stata. Cheers, JP

-----Original Message----- From: [] On Behalf Of Steven Dubnoff Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 12:50 AM To: Subject: Re: st: how to generate Stata dct file

> >I'm trying to export my dataset using the outfile command. > >outfile using filename.txt, wide noquote nolabel replace > >However, don't seem to find a way to generate a dictionary (in a separate >file) to follow this dataset.

If you have Stat/Transfer, the output format "Stata Program + ASCII Data" will give you what you need (a do file, a .dct file and your data in the narrowest form). It will also export your value and variable labels.



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