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Re: st: String Function


From   "Sergiy Radyakin" <serjradyakin@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: String Function
Date   Tue, 10 Jun 2008 11:57:27 -0400

see help proper

On 6/10/08, Rijo John <rmjohn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Statalist,
>
> Is there a way to change observations of a string variable into words
> with first letter uppercase and the remaining letters lower case.?
>
> Example; if I have the following observations in my string Var1 can I
> transform it to Var2 as given below.
>
> Var1
> ------
> world bank
> world health organization
> asian development bank
> ..........
>
> var2
> ---------
> World Bank
> World Health Organization
> Asian Development Bank
> ...........
>
> Some of the observations in in my var1 also has hyphens in it. (eg:
> world-bank) I want that to be changed to World Bank too.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Rijo.
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