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Re: st: Formatting of dates


From   "Eric G. Wruck" <ewruck@econalytics.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Formatting of dates
Date   Fri, 9 Sep 2005 09:05:26 -0400

Svend & Mosca:

You may want to go one additional step...

After constructing year,


>    gen x = strpos(datetime," ")
>    gen year = substr(datetime, x-4, 4)
>

year is obviously a string variable.  If this does not suit your purposes, then

destring year, replace

should do it for you.


EGW



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