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RE: st: unrecognized command: tostring ;r(199)


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: unrecognized command: tostring ;r(199)
Date   Thu, 11 Sep 2008 15:29:13 +0100

This is not the best advice. 

-tostring- was added as an official command during the lifetime of Stata
8. 

Therefore, the best thing to do is to -update- Stata. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Richard Goldstein

apparently you have not installed the -tostring- command:
ssc install tostring

you should also read up on -findit-


> I use Stata Version 8 and do not know what I am doing wrong:
> 
> The command:
> 
> tostring time, generate(time_as_string)
> 
> leads to the following mistake:
> 
> unrecognized command:  tostring
> r(199);
> 
> Does anyone know why? Is there any other way to say the same with 
> another command?

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