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re: st: destring


From   David Airey <david.airey@vanderbilt.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   re: st: destring
Date   Sun, 20 Nov 2005 08:24:15 -0600

.

see the help page at:

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/faq/destring.htm

Destring converts string numbers to numbers; it leaves string letters alone.

You want to use encode if all you variables are the latter.

-Dave
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