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Re: st: add zero to values of variable


From   "Sebastian F. Büchte" <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: add zero to values of variable
Date   Sat, 3 Jun 2006 16:44:18 +0200

Raoul,

depending on what you would like to achieve, you can either follow
Rosy's suggestion which will change a 12 into a 120,or, if your
question aims at adding leading zeros and if your variable is a
numerical one, you could use a leading zero display format. The latter
will not change the values of your variable but has an effect whenever
you display values of the variable . The command could look like this:

format %03.0f your_variable

Regards,
sebastian

On 6/3/06, raoul reulen <r.c.reulen@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

I have a variable  which has 2-digit values and 3-values. I would like
to change all 2-digit values into 3 digits  by adding a zero. How can
I do this? Thanks.

Raoul
see example below

the list of values looks like this:

12
148
456
21
364
390

and I would like to add a zero to the third and fourth values.
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