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Re: st: Combining two variables


From   Ada Ma <pec187@abdn.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Combining two variables
Date   Wed, 13 Oct 2004 14:48:08 +0100

Check out the date format commands.

In the command box type:

view help dfmt



Hans J. Baumgartner wrote:
Hi:
I have one variable with quarters q (1-4) and one variable with years y (1950-2004), which I would like to combine into one single variable newvar that has the values 1999Q2 if y==2 and y==1999.

Is there any straight forward command for this?

Thanks in advance

Hans


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