Stata Version

With the option Stata Version, you select the version you wish to use for your chosen Stata output type. You cannot select an output version lower than seven if you have chosen to write Stata/SE output.

Write Stata/SE

For Version 7 and higher, Stata comes in two flavors (Standard Stata and Stata SE or Special Edition). These used to differ in their limits for the number of output variables and the maximum permitted length of string variables. In current versions of Stata, they only differ in the limit of output variables (2047). Stat/Transfer now defaults to Stata/SE. If you would like to enforce the lower limit on the number of variables permitted, uncheck this box.

Stata strl Threshold

Stata Version 13 includes a new strL data type. These are potentially very long, variable length strings. Stat/Transfer will write strings longer than a threshold value to Stata strl's rather than strings. The threshold, by default, is 32 characters, but you can change this here. Strings longer than Stata’s width limit of 2045 characters will always be written to strls. Dates are written to Stata's internal date format.

SPSS Version

Select your SPSS version from this list

Write Matlab Date/Time as strings

By default, Stat/Transfer will write dates, times or datetime variables into Matlab as numbers. Dates are serial date numbers with (with a base of Jan 1, 0000). Times are fractions of the day and date/time values are the sum of these two components.

You will need to use internal Matlab functions to turn these numbers into something readable. On the other hand, if you are not planning to do any computations on your dates, you can check this option and Stat/Transfer will write your date values as formatted strings in your Matlab file.

Add descriptions to value labels (/) for Statistica 7+ files

Statistica has, in addition to value labels for variables, a "description" field. If you check this option, the output value labels will be formed from the input value label plus the description, if it is available.

DDI Agency

The DDI Version 3 specification requires an "agency name" to identify the various elements in the schema. You should change the default "example.org" to something more appropriate.