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st: Tokenize question

From   Molly Lipscomb <Molly.Lipscomb@Colorado.EDU>
Subject   st: Tokenize question
Date   Tue, 5 Feb 2008 09:36:40 -0700 (MST)


I'm trying to separate columns in a file which had multiple delimiters--they used , _ . and dashes as delimiters.  Insheet's delimit option only seems to allow me to specify one delimiter, so I was trying to separate the columns using string commands, but several of the variables have different lengths, so string commands don't seem to be a feasible option.  Tokenize seems to be the command to use here, but I must be misusing the command.   
My variable, name, has observations that look like:
12860000 - 2316_97_1303601_1302108.71.Yes.3459.
13410000 - 590_05_1200500_1300706.136.No.3059.
I would like to separate this into 8 different columns.
I tried many variations on the tokenize command, but I'm having no luck.  
Is there an easier way to do this?
Thanks so much for any advice you may have.

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