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Re: st: string function problem


From   Ricardo Ovaldia <ovaldia@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: string function problem
Date   Wed, 20 Aug 2003 05:26:45 -0700 (PDT)

--- Joseph Coveney <jcoveney@bigplanet.com> wrote:

> The formatted string function needs to have the
> format specified as a
> numeric type, that is, "%16.0f" and not "%16".

Thank you Joseph. I had actually typed

. generate y = string( a1,"%16s")

(It was wrong in my post)

I though that the format had to be a string format.
According to the help file:

"string(n,"%fmt") converts n into a string with %fmt
display format."

Best,
Ricardo.


=====
Ricardo Ovaldia, MS
Statistician 
Oklahoma City, OK

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