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st: -num2words- available from SSC

From   Eric Booth <>
To   "" <>
Subject   st: -num2words- available from SSC
Date   Sat, 30 Apr 2011 18:49:55 +0000

Thanks to Kit Baum, a new program -num2words- is available from the SSC Archives.  -num2words- requires Stata 9.2 and can be downloaded by typing:    ssc install num2words

-num2words- converts numbers (stored in a numeric variable) to words (stored in a string variable).  It might be used to convert numbers to text for insertion in graph or table titles, captions, or labels; value or variable labels; characteristics or notes; or  this utility can convert numbers to words for inclusion in the text of a document created from Stata via commands like -file write-, -texdoc- (from SSC), or -rtfutil- (from SSC). An example of this last point is on my webpage at:

- Eric
Eric A. Booth
Public Policy Research Institute
Texas A&M University
Office: +979.845.6754

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