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st: RE: Time/Date query


From   "Maarten Buis" <M.Buis@fsw.vu.nl>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Time/Date query
Date   Wed, 27 Jun 2007 11:22:03 +0200

--- Christopher J Gerry wrote:
> I have a query regarding transforming a date read into Stata as a string
> variable which I need to translate into a numeric variable (and then store
> in Stata's %tc format). I'd be grateful if anyone has any idea what I'm
> doing wrong. It falls over when I use the -clock- function. But after studying
> the help pages am still not sure why! The error message is r(133) "Unknown
> function clock()".
<snip>
 > I am using Intercooled Stata v9.2.

The -clock- command is new to Stata 10, so if you want to use it you'll have
to upgrade. If you don't want to, you can look at the -ntimeofday- command
by Nick Cox (see: -findit ntimeofday-).

Hope this helps,
Maarten
 
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