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Re: st: encode question


From   Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: encode question
Date   Thu, 12 Feb 2009 15:22:02 -0500

Arina Viseth <arina@udel.edu>:
destring _all, replace

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Arina Viseth <arina@udel.edu> wrote:
> 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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