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st: RE: remove blanks in a string


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: remove blanks in a string
Date   Thu, 8 Apr 2004 16:07:20 +0100

I can't comment on Excel. 

replace strvar = subinstr(strvar," ","",.) 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Oleksandr Shepotylo
>     I need to remove blanks in strings of the folloving structure:
> "xxxxxxxxx x",  where x is a simbol. It might be helpful to 
> mention that
> simbols are actually numbers.
>     I tried to do it in Excel that is supposed to be very 
> simple, but it
> deletes zeroes in the beginning or end of the strings even though I
> mentioned that they should be treated as text.

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