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st: encode question


From   Arina Viseth <arina@UDel.Edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: encode question
Date   Thu, 12 Feb 2009 15:17:16 -0500 (EST)

Dear all,

I have a dataset that I imported from Excel using insheet. However, many numerical variables (I have about 200 variables) are now showed as string variables. 
My question is the following: how can I transform each string variable into numerical one - and also replicate their names - without having to encode manually each one of them?

Thank you very much in advance for any help, I would very much appreciate it.

Arina

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