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st: RE: command about setting macro format

From   "Nick Cox" <[email protected]>
To   <[email protected]>
Subject   st: RE: command about setting macro format
Date   Wed, 6 Jul 2005 19:30:01 +0100

Macros are macros; variables are variables. 
There is nothing in Stata called a macro 

Either way, formats are to be understood 
by reading the help for -format-. Then use 
the appropriate formats in your -display- commands. 

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Luhang Wang
> I'm making a table displaying some summary statistics which I have
> stored as macro variables. They are displayed as of 16 digits, which
> is far more than the precision I want. So could anyone give me some
> idea about setting the format for macro variables? Thanks a lot!

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