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Re: st: date and time


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: date and time
Date   Fri, 12 Oct 2007 21:45:30 +0100 (BST)

--- Ali Khashan <Ali.Khashan@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> I want to format a date variable.
> I tried these codes:
> gen nDate=date(sDate, "dm19y")
> format nDate %dD_m_CY
> 
> However they did not work and then I realised that the dates included
> time
> "03/02/2005 00:00".
> 
> Is there a stata code which can deal with this date?

Yes, this was introduced in Stata 10, see: -help date and time-.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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