Check out the date format commands.
In the command box type:
view help dfmt
Hans J. Baumgartner wrote:
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
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