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NUM2WORDS: Stata module to convert numbers to text

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  • Eric Booth

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    (Public Policy Research Institute, Texas A&M University)

Abstract

num2words converts numbers (including real and ordinal numbers) in a single numvar to text. It is useful for converting numbers to text for insertion in graph or table titles, captions, or labels; value or variable labels; charactersics 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 (if installed), or rtfutil (if installed).

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File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/n/num2words.ado
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File URL: http://fmwww.bc.edu/repec/bocode/n/num2words.hlp
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Bibliographic Info

Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S457273.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 9.2
Date of creation: 14 Apr 2011
Date of revision: 28 Apr 2011
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s457273

Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install num2words". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Keywords: data management; strings; captions;

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