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Re: st: RE: problems with encode

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: RE: problems with encode
Date   Wed, 1 Jun 2011 17:01:27 +0200

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 4:40 PM, "Lukas Boesch" wrote:
> Unfortunately Stata does not accept the command you suggested.
> If i enter:
>           destring y1990-y2009, replace dpcomma
> Stata says:
>           option dpcomma not allowed
> I am working with Stata10.0. Might this be a reason why this command does not work?

If you type -update, all- you will get a free update to Stata 10.2.
This will contain the -dpcomma- option for -destring.

Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen

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