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Re: st: Substring command


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Substring command
Date   Thu, 20 Apr 2006 12:55:24 -0400

read -help strfun-
and try
. replace code = subinstr(code,"-","",.)

On 4/20/06, Mosca, Ilaria <IMosca@ctg-zaio.nl> wrote:
> Dear statalisters,
>
> I have a string variable that looks like the following:
> 100-2555
> 500-2341
> 564-5213
> I would like to generate another variable that takes away the dash. In
> other words, the new variable would be the following:
> 1002555
> 5002341
> 5645213
>
> I tried with the command  --replace code = subinstr(code,"-","")
> But I obtain an "invalid syntax r(198)" message.
>
> What should I do?
>

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