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Re: st: Re: Show formats in -display-?


From   "Danielle H. Ferry" <dferry@nber.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Show formats in -display-?
Date   Mon, 3 Apr 2006 15:06:28 -0400

Sorry. This doesn't appear to work, however:
di "`maxTime'" %tm

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---------- Original Message -----------
From: "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Mon, 03 Apr 2006 14:51:59 -0400
Subject: st: Re: Show formats in -display-?

> Please try the built-in help before asking the list.  -help display- 
> will show you how to specify formats
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Danielle H. Ferry" <dferry@nber.org>
> To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 2:40 PM
> Subject: st: Show formats in -display-?
> 
> > Hi,
> > I have a variable, time, which is formatted as %tm. I want to find the 
> > most
> > recent date for which I have data, save that date in a local macro, and
> > display that time before I do some stuff. However, if I say something 
> > this:
> >
> > di "`maxTime'"
> >
> > ... then I see the Stata elapsed time rather than something like 2006m1. 
> > How
> > can I make it show the formatted time?
> >
> > Danielle Ferry
> >
> > --
> > National Bureau of Economic Research <http://www.nber.org>
> 
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