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st: RE: splitting numbers


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: splitting numbers
Date   Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:06:33 +0100

Functions! 

Use -real(substr())- and/or -mod()-. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Marcus Casey, Ph.D.

Perhaps someone could help me with this. I have an identifier with the
following form: 17031010100. I to separate this number into three
parts for three different variables: 17, 031, 10100.
What is the best way to do something like this? Thanks.


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