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DCT: GAUSS module to read and write Stata numeric file dictionaries


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  • Jon Faust

    (Federal Reserve Board)


These are routines to read and write simple versions of STATA dictionary files. For reading, the simple form basically allows free form data that is to be stored in a real matrix. Can write the same form. Simple names will be supplied on demand. More specifics about what readDct can read are provided in the documentation of that routine. The key routines are: readDct(fname), writeDct(fname,data,names,labels,supplyNames,maxCols); also of interest are: writeDctHead(), writeDctBody()

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Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S357402.

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Programming language: GAUSS
Date of creation: 06 Oct 1998
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Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s357402

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Keywords: data conversion;


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