[R] "a binary read error occurred" in read.dta
cpblPublic at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 13:46:23 CET 2009
I'm trying to read in a perfectly good Stata data file created using
Stata 10 in Linux and saved in the version 8/9 format using "saveold".
R fails to read in the file:
Error in read.dta("myfile.dta"):
a binary read error occurred
If I resave the file in Stata using the "nolabels" option of saveold,
There were 50 or more warnings (use warnings() to see the first 50)
1: In read.dta("myfilev8nolabel.dta") :
value labels (GEOEGPRV) for GEOEGPRV are missing
and many more such messages. That is, in this case it appears to read
in the file but complains.
I would liike to read in the file *with* labels. Has anyone else had
experience with this "binary read" error?
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