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Re: st: New variable
perhaps the following??
destring oldID, gen(newID) ignore(". -" )
hope this helps,
On 16 Jun 2005 at 16:01, Fernando Augusto Proietti wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a huge data set. The ID variable is like that:
> and so on.
> I want to create a ne ID1 variable, without the "." and the "-", and
> keeping the 0 before the first number:
> Thanks in advance.
Clinton J. Thompson
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Bethesda, MD 20814
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