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Re: st: string translation : date & time


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: string translation : date & time
Date   Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:31:54 +0200

Sorry missed out -replace-

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Abhimanyu Arora
<abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com> wrote:
> Alright statalist, happy to share how I worked my way out. I appended
> the following command to the earlier ones.
> temp=monthly(date,"MY",2100) if yofd(dofm(monthly(date,"MY",2000)))<1920
> While I haven't been able to figure out the explanation still,
> nevertheless, I am a bit hesitant to cry bug!
> Cheers
> Abhimanyu
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Abhimanyu Arora
> <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear statalist
>> I just got myself in a puzzling situation.
>> I had a variable string variable date taking up values
>> Jan-90...Jan-99...Jan-00...Jan-01...Jan-10 and so on for different
>> months.
>> Making use of the time and date functions I typed the following commands
>>
>> gen temp=monthly(date,"MY",2000) *2000 is the base year*
>>
>> Subsequently, -format temp %tm - yields for the above months
>> respectively, 1990m1...1999m1...2000m1...1901m1...1910m1 and so on.
>>
>> I an eager to know what could be the possible reason? And possible
>> rectifying steps (both in terms of the possible commands I used
>> initially and suppose given the output, into the desired form which is
>> needless to say is 2001m1, 2010m1 etc?
>>
>> Best regards
>> Abhimanyu
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