Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 17:01:40 -0300
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From: "Hector E. Maletta" <hmaletta@OVERNET.COM.AR>
Subject: Re: Basic Syntax Help
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Scott Dittloff wrote:
> I have a huge data file (several thousand variables and several thousand
> cases) in ASCII format. I want to import just a few of the variables for
> analysis. I have tried running the following in a syntax window:
> Data list fixed file = 'C:\Temp\nes72_76' records = 1
> /1 rectype 1
> V94 233
> I get the following error:
> >Error # 31 in column 24. Text: C:\Data\Nes72_76.dat
> >File not found.
> >This command not executed.
> A file with the name Nes72_76.dat is located in the C:\Data directory.
> What am I doing wrong?
You're not including the .dat extension in the file name included
in the DATA LIST command. Includi it and it should run smoothly.
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