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st: Re: changing format


From   "Pedro G. Rodrigues" <prodrigues@dgep.pt>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: changing format
Date   Wed, 19 Feb 2003 14:39:25 -0000

use real(varname)

where varname is a string
pedro

----- Original Message -----
From: <andreasalvatori@libero.it>
To: "statalist" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 2:36 PM
Subject: st: changing format


> A stupid question:
>
> I have a lot of numerical values which have been inputted as string
values: how do I tell STATA to read them as numbers?
>
>
> Andrea Salvatori
>
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