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RE: st: RE: Keeping trailing zeros when formatting a decimal


From   Roy Wada <roywada@hotmail.com>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Keeping trailing zeros when formatting a decimal
Date   Fri, 2 Oct 2009 12:03:50 -0700

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It looks like you are right about that.
=20
All I remember is that there was a brouhaha about Stata not providing=20
non-natural logs. It looks like that discussion was actually about bases=20
other than natural or base 10=2C which was available.
=20
So the moral of the story is that you can always do it from scratch=20
but usually don't have to.
=20
Roy
=20
=20
>
> Your answer raises a tiny historical question. Looking at various
> manuals I see that -log10()- was added in Stata 4 and -floor()- was
> added in Stata 8=2C so neither can be regarded as recent additions to
> Stata.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
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