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st: tostring question

From   "R.E. De Hoyos" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: tostring question
Date   Mon, 2 Aug 2004 18:14:42 +0100

I am trying to transform a numeric variable (double %10.0g) into string
using -tostring-, however I get the following outcome:

 tostring folio, gen(sfolio)
folio cannot be converted reversibly; no generate

When I try the same command with a similar variable (long %12.0g) -tostring-
works fine.

Is there a way to get the string variable I am looking for?


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