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st: .tab list showing numbers in exponential form. Can that be changed?


From   "Ben Hoen" <bhoen@lbl.gov>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: .tab list showing numbers in exponential form. Can that be changed?
Date   Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:09:49 -0500

I have ids for a table that are 8 or 9 digits (format long%12.0g) (e.g.,
"72009070" of " "720110701".  

To quickly inspect what ids are present I use .tab <id>. The table shows
those ids using exponential notation (e.g., "7.20e+07") for all ids, and
therefore I cannot differentiate which is which.

Is there a way to force the table to list the ids in non-exponential form?
Alternatively, can I use another command to do the same thing.

Ben

Ben Hoen
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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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Cell: 718-812-7589
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