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st: Re: st: Re: Problem with "upper" string function: non-English Characters not capitalized. Ex: "são" > "SãO" ; "pará" > "PARá"


From   Matthew White <mwhite@poverty-action.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: st: Re: Problem with "upper" string function: non-English Characters not capitalized. Ex: "são" > "SãO" ; "pará" > "PARá"
Date   Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:16:06 -0400

Hi Lucas,

You might also find useful the SSC package -sproper-.

Best,
Matt

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 9:03 AM, Lucas Ferreira Mation
<lucasmation@gmail.com> wrote:
> The title is self explanatory. The "upper" string function does not
> work on "special", non english, characters.
> I´m using Stata 11, but it appears that this problem remains in Stata
> 12, as this tread on similar problems with the "lower" string function
> indicates (http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2012-04/msg01177.html).
> Solution is simple, but annoying.
> Could StataCorp just patch that?
>
> best regards
> Lucas
>
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