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> > Excuse my ignorance and if not wasting your time, could you
> > please tell me
> > more about 21914, I am just guessing at the moment.
> As pointed out previously, 33824
> is (almost) 8 August 1992 expressed as days after
> 1 January 1900:
> . di mdy(8,8,1992) - mdy(1,1,1900)
> In any case, Stata uses an origin
> of 1 January 1960, so to adjust
> your dates to Stata's origin
> I derived the difference between
> . di mdy(1,1,1960) - mdy(1,1,1900)
The story on Excel and 29 Feb 1900 is at
Actually, if Vania knows that 8 August 1992 == 33824,
the correct constant would appear to be 21916.
. di %dd_m_Cy 33824 - 21916
8 Aug 1992
That's my bug.
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