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st: RE: RE: comas in numbrers


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: comas in numbrers
Date   Tue, 27 Apr 2010 21:05:07 +0200

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 drop _all

input str10 a
"2,345"
"213"
"34,456"
"458"
end

destring a, generate(numerica) ignore(,)
l
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HTH
Martin

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
[mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of vmz@vol.net.mt
Sent: Dienstag, 27. April 2010 17:39
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: st: RE: comas in numbrers

Dear Statalist,

how do you handle numbers with a coma to indicate thousands?
I thank you before hand
Victor M. Zammit

 drop _all

 input a

a
1. 2,345
2. 213
3. 34,456
4. 458
5. end

.
end of do-file

 l

+-----+
a
-----
1.    2
2.  213
3.   34
4.  458
+-----+

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