On Mon, 18 Oct 2010, Henrique Andrade wrote:
Today I'd started to test the new functionality: The
command capacity to get data files from web. It is really great!
I'd tried these commands:
If you download the file in question and try opening it in gretl
as specified, you get:
"This file is not an 'OLE' file -- it may be too old for gretl to
read." It's some sort of ancient Microsoft format. (Thanks, St
Louis Fed!). The "file" command on Ubuntu 10.04 says:
"INDPRO.xls: CDF V2 Document, corrupt: Cannot read summary info"
Sorry, --rowoffset=XX is not available for plain text files, only
But only the last one (.csv) had returned the values. Is there anything
wrong with the others?
Noted above. Try, for example, stata ".dta" files available via
the web, these should work OK.