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MATIN4-MATOUT4: Stata module to import and export matrices


  • Christopher F Baum

    () (Boston College)

  • William Gould

    () (StataCorp LP)


matin4 and matout4 allow for the import and export of Stata matrices without disturbing the contents of the current dataset. They make use of Stata's file command, and their code appears in the on-line help for the file command, so that their help files reference that command. The 4 signifies that they work with single-precision (float) objects.

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  • Christopher F Baum & William Gould, 2004. "MATIN4-MATOUT4: Stata module to import and export matrices," Statistical Software Components S445101, Boston College Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s445101
    Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install matin4-matout4". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.

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    matrix; input; output; save;


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