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Re: st: Fwd: changing the format of the current date


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Fwd: changing the format of the current date
Date   Wed, 22 May 2013 19:59:59 +0100

di %dCY_N_D date("`c(current_date)'", "DMY")

That could be the one-line heart of a program

program currdate
version 9
di %dCY_N_D date("`c(current_date)'", "DMY")
end

Nick



Nick
njcoxstata@gmail.com


On 22 May 2013 19:44, Melanie Leis <melanieleis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Is there a way to change the format of the automated date in c(current_date)?
>
> The automatic format is 22 May 2013
>
> I would like to get something that looks like 2013 05 22
>
> Any suggestions on how to do this would be greatly appreciated,
>
> Thanks!
>
> Melanie
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