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st: RE: Converting string into numeric and vice versa


From   "de la Garza, Adrian" <ADelagarza@imf.org>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Converting string into numeric and vice versa
Date   Thu, 20 Nov 2003 11:10:08 -0500

string(n) converts n into a string.

For help, type:
- help string

Alternatively, you can convert hh_id in your main file to number format.
Check the command -destring-.

Best,
Adrian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ekothari@worldbank.org [mailto:ekothari@worldbank.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 11:07 AM
> To: Statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: Converting string into numeric and vice versa
> 
> 
> I am trying to merge two files using hh_id.
> 
> In the main file, hh_id is string
> 
> In the other one, hh_id is long
> 
> 
> How do I convert the latter into former?
> 
> 
> -Ekta
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