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st: Percent (and other) formats

From   Nick Winter <>
Subject   st: Percent (and other) formats
Date   Tue, 14 Jun 2005 15:43:21 -0400

Of course, down this road lies some sort of completely generic format syntax.

Somethign like:


might generate

for the value 0.325.

And so on.

Then again, Excel's version of this is so complex that I never bothered to figure it out.

*That* might be very useful for coding routines to output formatted tables and the like. But probably not worth the investment by Stata...


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