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RE: st: RE: problems with encode

From   Nick Cox <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   RE: st: RE: problems with encode
Date   Wed, 1 Jun 2011 17:21:44 +0100

Note also the request in the FAQ @ 3.3: 

"The current version of Stata is 11.2. Please specify if you are using an earlier version; otherwise, the answer to your question is likely to refer to commands or features unavailable to you."


Maarten Buis

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.

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