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

From   "Nick Cox" <>
To   <>
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

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


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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