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Re: st: Hello all (quesiton about generate newvar=real(oldvar))


From   "Renzo Comolli" <renzo.comolli@yale.edu>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Hello all (quesiton about generate newvar=real(oldvar))
Date   Sat, 18 Sep 2004 11:38:02 -0400

What you are tring to do can be accomplished in two ways. The way you are
trying is

. generate hour2=real(hour)
. drop hour
. rename hour2 hour

Alternatively you can do it all with one command
. destring hour, replace


Best,
Renzo Comolli

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