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st: format of a referenced macro


From   "Adam Seth Litwin" <aslitwin@MIT.EDU>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: format of a referenced macro
Date   Thu, 27 Jul 2006 10:15:46 -0400

Hello, all.

I am referencing a macro, but I can't figure out how to set the formatting
upon referencing.

Here's what I mean...

local M1R2 = stats[4,1]
file write filename "Here is `M1R2'."


This writes a line to a file that looks like this:
Here is .2835322214434233.

How would I get it to look like:
Here is 0.28.

I just don't know where to put the %9.2f.

Thank you for your help.  adam

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