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RE: st: Destring command


From   "Wallace, John" <John_Wallace@affymetrix.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Destring command
Date   Mon, 1 Aug 2005 10:51:53 -0700

It might help if you show us a snippet with representative data.  It
might be that -encode- is what you're looking for, rather than
-destring-

-JW

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of Jumin Kim
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2005 10:42 AM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: Destring command

The force option would make them missing, right?
I actually need the data.  This particular variable contains the
verbatim response, which I need Stata to recode into numericals so
that I can categorize them.
Please advise.  Thank you.
jumin

On 8/1/05, Dev Vencappa <lexdvv@nottingham.ac.uk> wrote:
>>>
> Try using the force option.
>
> Dev


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