Saving as Stata format: floating point exception

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Saving as Stata format: floating point exception

An error while trying to save data into stata format (.dta). command and resulting error: 

 

proc export data=data_final outfile= "&path.\data_name.dta" (dbms=stata/dta) replace;
run;

 

ERROR: Invalid Operation.
ERROR: Termination due to Floating Point Exception

 

Can anyone please help? Thanks.

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Re: Saving as Stata format: floating point exception

It often helps to show the entire log: code with error messages.

 

I don't thing the proc export expects to see any () in the DBMS option. A simple

dbms=dta should work.

 

Since you do not show the value for &path that may be a concern as well.

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