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Re: st: two-digit string variables


From   n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: two-digit string variables
Date   Thu, 09 Jun 2005 13:10:32 +0100

. replace x = "0" + x if length(x) == 1

Alejandro Delafuente

I have a string variable with two-digit and one-digit values. How can I tell Stata to place zeros before those one-digit values so that I end up with two digits in all cases always. For instance,
x x(desired)
34 34
3 03
25 25

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