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Re: st: converting dates

From   David Kantor <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: converting dates
Date   Tue, 19 Jul 2005 15:07:12 -0400

Thanks to Daniel Egan for the reply, and to Nick Cox for having written todate.
-- David

At 02:49 PM 7/19/2005 -0400, you wrote:
Hi Dave,

findit todate
ssc install todate

On 7/19/05, David Kantor <[email protected]> wrote:
> Hi.
> I have a set of dates as str8, with values such as "19960718".  I want to
> convert these to elapsed date values, but the date function doesn't seem to
> work; date("19960718", "ymd") yields missing.
David Kantor
Institute for Policy Studies
Johns Hopkins University
[email protected]

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