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MAT2TXT: Stata module to write matrix to ASCII file


  • Michael Blasnik

    () (M. Blasnik and Associates)

  • Ben Jann

    () (ETH Zurich)


mat2txt outputs a Stata matrix to a text file for use in other programs such as word processors or spreadsheets. The matrix row and column names as well as the matrix data values are exported to a tab delimited ASCII file. The user may optionally specify a title and/or a note to add text to the file before and/or after the matrix. Display formats may be specified. The data may be appended to an existing file or replace an existing file. The routine now handles matrix labels with spaces and long filenames.

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  • Michael Blasnik & Ben Jann, 2004. "MAT2TXT: Stata module to write matrix to ASCII file," Statistical Software Components S437601, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 28 Nov 2004.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s437601
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