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st: Removing trailing letter from string


From   "Paul O'Brien" <paul.obrien@afe2.org.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Removing trailing letter from string
Date   Fri, 25 Feb 2005 12:35:44 +0000

How do I remove the last letter from a string which ends with a letter but does nothing if the string ends in a digit? The string is either 3 or 4 characters long:

EC4A
EC4P
EC4Y
DA15
SE10
SE2
SE3
W1A


Thanks

Paul

Dr Paul O'Brien
Westside Contraceptive Services
Raymede Clinic, Exmoor St, London
W10 6DZ
020 8962 4450 - tel
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