The file write command can be used to write results or other information generated by Stata to a text file which can be read using a variety of programs found on most, if not all, computers. In the example below, we create a file containing descriptive statistics in a compact format, which can be read either by humans or as data by Stata or another program.
Write Files in Stata Binary Format Description. Writes the data frame to file in the Stata binary format. Does not write array variables unless they can be drop-ed to a vector. Frozen: will not support Stata formats after 10 (also used by Stata 11).
Of note, you can also write Stata .dta files from R (if your coauthors or journals insist on having “.dta” data). Suppose your R data frame has the name fuzzybunny and you want to save the file to the C: drive as myfuzzydata.dta.After loading the foreign library.
This code fragment describes how to write results from Stata to an external text file. The text file is tab separated and can be read by either a text editor or a spreadsheet program such as Excel. The image below shows what the output will look like this when opened in a spreadsheet. In this example, the table includes information on three schools. The values in the table are the number and.
Programming in Stata. Almost as soon as you start writing Stata code, you start looking for ways to write code faster and with less errors. One solution is to make one piece of code do more than one thing. While this may make the code a bit more complex and harder to debug, it saves having to write and debug a separate piece of code for each task. This article will teach you how to write this.Learn More
Problem. A Stata 13 (or earlier) data file needs to be read by SPSS. Solution 1. Use savespss. Solution 2. Use saveold (if using Stata 13) to save the file in Stata 12 format and then use saveto9. Just go straight to saveto9 if the file is in Stata 10-12 format. Problem. Stata needs to read a file in a format not mentioned above.Learn More
Stata can read and write SAS XPORT format datasets natively, using the fdause and fdasave commands. Some other econometric applications, including gretl, can directly import Stata file formats. Extensibility. Stata allows user-written commands, distributed as so-called ado-files, to be straightforwardly downloaded from the internet which are then indistinguishable to the user from the built-in.Learn More
Stata for Researchers: Do Files. This is part three of the Stata for Researchers series. For a list of topics covered by this series, see the Introduction. If you're new to Stata we highly recommend reading the articles in order. Up to this point we've used Stata interactively: we've typed commands in the command window, hit Enter, and observed the results. But now that we've covered the.Learn More
An Introduction to Stata. written by Aimee Chin February 7, 2000. Stata is a statistical analysis software package. Stata will be need to complete the empirical exercises in the problem sets. This handout provides an introduction to Stata. It consists of five parts: The Three Components of Your Stata Session The Most Basic Commands: getting into Stata, getting help, opening a data set, getting.Learn More
Stata tutorials. Disclaimer: these videos were produced in 2011, but we have had positive feedback in relation to them in 2016 so we hope you find them useful! The following links will take you videos of individual Stata tutorials. The other links are to downloadable text which should be opened within the Stata programme.Learn More
Mgmt 469 Programming in Stata: Creating do-files An important feature of any good research project is that the results should be reproducible. One way to make it easy to reproduce your results is to write a set of programs that contain all of your Stata commands. You can even insert comments into the programs to help other researchers (and yourself) follow the thought process. Stata programs.Learn More
We use the “replace” option, which means that Stata will write over the file if it already exists or create a new one if it does not. It is helpful to use “replace” in this exercise as we run the do-file several times. If you would like to make changes to an existing document, use “modify” instead. Note that in order for Stata to save any changes to the Excel file, it must be.Learn More
Reading and Using STATA Output. This handout is designed to explain the STATA readout you get when doing regression. If you need help getting data into STATA or doing basic operations, see the earlier STATA handout. I begin with an example. In the following statistical model, I regress 'Depend1' on three independent variables. Depend1 is a composite variable that measures perceptions of.Learn More
Introduction to Stata MSc Research Methods 2008-2009 Michael McMahon1 1 This is a version of the course and notes that I have given to PhD students in the Department of Economics at the London School of Economics for the past 3 years, as well as to economists at the Bank of England. It builds on earlier courses given by Martin Stewart (2004) and Holger Breinlich (2005). Any errors are my own.Learn More
HOW TO WRITE PROGRAMS ON STATA. 3. Now we need to decide what the arguments i.e. the inputs that enter into the program should be. We need the program to export the tabulation results of different sub-populations, each in a different excel file, a different sheet, with a different heading and a different note to refer to the cells of the excel file and while this can be defined as a local.Learn More
Also the last Stata update (Stata 16) supports Python, so you can write a Python code in Stata. This is a very comfortable for me as i am using both scrapping and financial time series analysis. Pros: First, Stata is super easy to use. (If you are not a programmer and coding is not your strongest skill, then Stata is a perfect match for you. You do not need to write a code in Stata in order to.Learn More