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"Norbert Michel" <Norbert.Michel@nicholls.edu> |

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Re: st: scientific notation in tables |

Date |
Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:42:31 -0600 |

Thanks very much - xml_tab works great. >>> "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com> 12/16/08 5:37 PM >>> Hello Norbert, I'd suggest not using Copy+Paste at all. It is tedious, prone to mistakes and impossible to replicate. Use one of the plethora of exporting modules that are available for Stata now: findit Excel. My preference is -XML_TAB- Regards, Sergiy Radyakin On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 5:58 PM, Norbert Michel <Norbert.Michel@nicholls.edu> wrote: > Hello all. > > I am using population weights to calculate aggregate figures, which results in fairly large numbers (hundreds of millions). > > I need to sum columns (variable totals for all observations), and I have tried using a few different summary stat commands, but I keep running into the same problem. > > My problem is that STATA is displaying everything (in the tables) in scientific notation; that would be fine, but when I copy and paste into Excel, I lose all of the detail. For example, 305,423,221 gets rounded to 305,000,000....and this is not fine. > > I have changed the formatting for how the variable is displayed in stata, and also for how the variable is stored in stata. Neither has changed the output that I end up with in the result tables. > > Does anyone have any ideas? > > Thank you. > Norbert Michel > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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