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Re: st: Turn off scientific notation


From   Martin Weiss <martin.weiss@uni-tuebingen.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Turn off scientific notation
Date   Wed, 20 Aug 2008 23:49:41 +0200

-form totppm %15.14fc-

Quoting Diana Eastman <deastman@gma-us.com>:

Hi all,

I have a variable that needs to be expressed with a high level of
precision. Stata keeps representing the value as 1.871e+09, for example.
I need this number to be formatted as a decimal, preferably with as many
decimal places as possible. I tried using format totppm %12.10f, but
that doesn't do the trick. Is there some way to turn off the use of
scientific notation?

Many thanks in advance.




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