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From   James Valcour <jvalcour@upei.ca>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re:
Date   Fri, 22 Nov 2002 13:37:40 -0400

findit tostring

This should give you a link to a user ado file that will convert numbers to
strings.

James Valcour

Chau Do wrote:
> 
> Dear statausers,
> 
> What is the command to change a numeric variable to a string variable? i
> have looked in the help menu and faq, but have only found commands for the
> other way around; i.e, numeric into string. i have tried the decode but i
> believe that this is the wrong command, or at least it gives me an error
> message when i try it.
> 
> THanks
> Chau
> 
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