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st: RE: RE: Converting string into numeric and vice versa
-real()- and -string()- are brute force methods
useful whenever you know that conversion will
-destring- and -tostring- offer options for
helping out with difficulties.
de la Garza, Adrian
> 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-.
> > 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?
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