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Re: st: after i use the edit


From   lydia huang <lydiahsh@yahoo.com.cn>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: after i use the edit
Date   Sat, 6 Mar 2010 14:07:18 +0800 (CST)

thank you very much.

--- 10年3月6日,周六, David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net> 写道:

> 发件人: David Kantor <kantor.d@att.net>
> 主题: Re: st: after i use the edit
> 收件人: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> 日期: 2010年3月6日,周六,下午1:14
> At 08:31 PM 3/5/2010, Lydia Huang
> wrote:
> 
> > " You attempted to passte one or more string values
> into numeric variables. The contents of these cells, if any,
> are unchanged."
> > What I have found is that numbers like
> 2124001000031220 has changed into 2.124e+15.
> > what does this mean? what should i do?
> 
> That value is being taken as numeric; as such is is an
> enormous value. It is being displayed in scientific
> notation.
> Possibly an appropriate format would enable you to see the
> full value. Maybe %18.0f .
> See -help format-.
> 
> HTH
> --David
> 
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