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Re: st: isolating characters in the middle of a long number


From   David Kantor <dkantor@jhu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: isolating characters in the middle of a long number
Date   Tue, 31 Aug 2004 17:57:25 -0400

This is not hard, but first tell us whether the type of original value is string or numeric.
-- David

At 05:21 PM 8/31/2004 -0400, you wrote:

I have a variable that is a number of about 10 characters, and I need to create a variable that is the 5th and 6th character of the longer variable. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I could do this?

Thank you very much for your help.

Kenley
[...]
David Kantor
Institute for Policy Studies
Johns Hopkins University
dkantor@jhu.edu
410-516-5404

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