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Re: st: Scandinavian letters in Stata


From   Eric Booth <ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Scandinavian letters in Stata
Date   Tue, 23 Feb 2010 09:45:21 -0600

>



******************
clear
ssc install ascii
**
inp str10 var1 
"Aasdf"
"oghjkl"
"qwerty"
"zxcvnm"
"yuiop"
end
**
ascii
li
replace var1 = subinstr(var1, "a", "`=char(138)'", .)
replace var1 = subinstr(var1, "o", "`=char(154)'", .)
replace var1 = subinstr(var1, "A", "`=char(128)'", .)
li
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~ Eric
__
Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
ebooth@ppri.tamu.edu
Office: +979.845.6754

On Feb 23, 2010, at 9:34 AM, roland andersson wrote:

> Is there a way to keep the scandinavian letters in Stata? The largest
> problem is when I make lists of patients names and adresses. Å, ä and
> ö are replaced with other letters and I do not know how to transform
> them back to the scandinavian alphabet.
> 
> Roland Andersson
> 
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