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st: RE: RE: comas in numbrers


From   "vmz@vol.net.mt" <vmz@vol.net.mt>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: RE: comas in numbrers
Date   Tue, 27 Apr 2010 18:15:38 +0100

What do I do when there are thousands of observations?



010, "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de> wrote:

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><>
>
>*************
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> drop _all
>
>input str10 a
>"2,345"
>"213"
>"34,456"
>"458"
>end
>
>destring a, generate(numerica) ignore(,)
>l
>*************
>
>
>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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