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Re: RE: st: RE: Can't Read "00020" as a Character in Stata?


From   Joseph Coveney <jcoveney@bigplanet.com>
To   Statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: RE: st: RE: Can't Read "00020" as a Character in Stata?
Date   Thu, 30 Jun 2005 13:39:28 +0900

Nick Cox wrote:

I am glad your problem is now solved. I have no
idea why you were trying to use $ here.

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Nomorenook@netscape.net

> Thank you so much! I was so close - I keep trying to add "$"
> in different places and it does not work :(

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Could it be habit:  isn't $ some alternative software's equivalent to
Stata's -str-?  There, it goes after the variable name, as in
INPUT ID $ 1-5 . . .; CARDS; . . .

Joseph Coveney



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