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Re: st: string_functions "Titlecase"?


From   Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: string_functions "Titlecase"?
Date   Wed, 4 Jun 2008 18:28:11 +0200

I am sorry! I thought the following is called "titlecase": "foreign labor integration" --> "Foreign labor integration". Whatever this is called, I could not find a string function for this. Is there a solution?

Many thanks and sorry for the confusion,

Andrea


On Jun 4, 2008, at 6:20 PM, Scott Merryman wrote:


See -help f_proper-

proper(s) returns a string with the first letter capitalized and
any other letters
immediately following characters that are not letters
capitalized, and all
other letters converted to lowercase.
proper("mR. joHn a. sMitH") = "Mr. John A. Smith"
proper("jack o'reilly") = "Jack O'Reilly"
proper("2-cent's worth") = "2-Cent'S Worth"


Scott

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Andrea Bennett <mac.stata@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi!

I've successfully automated the process of renaming a variable's label.
Unfortunately, it seems there is no string functions for "titlecase"
(starting with a capital letter, then apply lowercase). Is there a solution
to this?

Many thanks for your considerations,

Andrea
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