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st: Converting date/clock format to date format?


From   Miranda Kim <mk@mrc.soton.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Converting date/clock format to date format?
Date   Mon, 20 Jul 2009 11:20:57 +0100

Hi there,
Could anyone help me with this?
I want to merge two datasets together that both have a 'datereturn' variable. They have different formats however. In one it is a %tc and in the other %dD_m_Y.
Where it is %tc format I cannot convert it to a date format...
If I type
format datereturn %dD_m_Y
It displays: 1478563200000
I know this is probably very basic, bu I'd be very grateful for some help...
Thanks a lot!

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