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RE: st: RE: cut variables


From   Patricia Vera Rojas <pverarojas@yahoo.es>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: RE: cut variables
Date   Thu, 10 Nov 2005 16:36:01 +0100 (CET)

Thanks a lot Cameron,

Patricia


 --- "Munro, Cameron" <munro@rand.org> escribió:

> See -help strfun- and specifically -substr-. In your case
> you'd use substr(varname,1,2) assuming the digits are
> always the first two characters.
> 
> Cameron.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of
> Patricia Vera
> Rojas
> Sent: 10 November 2005 15:24
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: cut variables
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have a string variable with different size:
> 
> 01 XXX YYY ZZZ 
> 02 XXXX YYY ZZZZZZ
> .
> .
> .
> .
> .
> 30 X Z YYYYY
> 
> I want to get only the first two digits (01 to 30) 
> How can I do it?
> 
> Thanks,
> Patricia
> 
> 
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