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Re: st: basic question on generating a string variable


From   Doug Owens <dowens@welchcon.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: basic question on generating a string variable
Date   Wed, 09 Mar 2005 15:12:25 -0500

g newid = year2str + clave2str

or if clave2str is not always of length 4 and you want to pad it to be length 4,

g newid = year2str +substr("0000",1,4-length(clave2str)) + clave2str




Doug Owens


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