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RE: st: RE: outreg


From   "Nick Winter" <nwinter@policystudies.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: outreg
Date   Mon, 10 Feb 2003 08:42:46 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Wagner [mailto:twagner@stanford.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2003 7:27 PM
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: Re: st: RE: outreg
> 
> 
> By default, Excel thinks that numbers in parentheses are 
> negatives (its 
> accounting lingo).  The easiest way to fix this is to use the bracket 
> command with outreg.  Excel does not treat brackets the same 
> way and then 
> if/when you convert to Word, you can change the brackets to 
> parentheses.
> 
> Todd

Or just tell excel to format negative numbers in parentheses --
accountant style.  

--Nick WInter
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