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


From   Lucas Ferreira Mation <lucasmation@GMAIL.COM>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: st: Re: st: Re: Problem with "upper" string function: non-English Characters not capitalized. Ex: "são" > "SãO" ; "pará" > "PARá"
Date   Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:31:05 -0300

Hello Matt,
I did not know about this command, thanks.
regards

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Matthew White
<mwhite@poverty-action.org> wrote:
>
> 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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>
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