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Re: st: Join String Variables


From   Robert A Yaffee <bob.yaffee@nyu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Join String Variables
Date   Sun, 19 Nov 2006 12:25:39 -0500

Socrates,
Try egen Var3=concat(Var1 Var2 Var3)
  Regards,
     Robert

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----- Original Message -----
From: Socrates Mokkas <socrates.mokkas@economics.oxford.ac.uk>
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2006 10:39 am
Subject: st: Join String Variables

> Hi People,
> 
> OK, I know how to split string variables but have not found a way 
> to join string variables. Did a search but could not source 
> something out. Can you direct me to a command? Or if not is there a 
> way round it. I just want to put two or more strings in one even if 
> missing values exist. For example,
> 
> obs     Var1     Var2    Var3       Var3
> 1          A        B       K        ABK
> 2                   C                  C
> 3          D               ED        BED
> 
> I have Var1 and Var2 and want to create Var3.
> Thanks a lot.
> 
> Socrates Mokkas
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