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Re: st: how to read a 18 digits long variable


From   Ramani Gunatilaka <Ramani.Gunatilaka@buseco.monash.edu.au>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: how to read a 18 digits long variable
Date   Tue, 03 Feb 2004 20:22:59 +0000

Clara,
This is BTW and not a reply to your query.
Your mail arrived dated Nov 3 and lodged itself way back in my inbox. I had to hunt through all the mail I had received and not deleted since then to access it. Perhaps something is wrong with the calendar on your computer?
Ramani

Clara <bldvegac@xa.bs.ehu.es> wrote:
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> Hello, we are&nbsp;reading a data set in which the variable that identifies the individual is 18 digits long. We have storaged this variable as a double type variable, but the variable is not read correctly. It looks like only 16 digits have been read. 
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> How can we get stata&nbsp;read this variable  with 18 digits of accuracy.
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> Thank you very much,
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> Clara
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