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Re: st: two-digit string variables


From   Alejandro Delafuente <alejandro.delafuente@st-antonys.oxford.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: two-digit string variables
Date   Thu, 9 Jun 2005 14:11:12 +0100 (BST)

Many thanks for your help!
In message <42A831B8.7010900@durham.ac.uk> statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
writes:
> . 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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-- 
Alejandro de la Fuente
QEH/Department of International Development
Oxford University
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