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Re: st: RE: two-digit string variables


From   Alejandro Delafuente <alejandro.delafuente@st-antonys.oxford.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: two-digit string variables
Date   Thu, 9 Jun 2005 14:10:41 +0100 (BST)

Many thanks Nick and David!
In message <97D60F3695FA1A4E82535413AB0914A7375451@icnarc-app.icnarc.org> 
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu writes:
> replace x="0"+x if length(x)==1
> 
> David
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alejandro Delafuente
> [mailto:alejandro.delafuente@st-antonys.oxford.ac.uk]
> Sent: 09 June 2005 12:44
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: two-digit string variables
> 
> 
> Hi statalisters,
> 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
> 
> Many thanks for any help!
> 
> 
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-- 
Alejandro de la Fuente
QEH/Department of International Development
Oxford University
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