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RE: st: Text to column in Stata


From   Tomas M <anon556656@live.ca>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Text to column in Stata
Date   Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:37:02 -0700

Sorry for everyone's time,

I found my answer!

If anyone is interested:
http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/Stata/faq/regex.htm

Thanks for all the help

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> From: anon556656@live.ca
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: RE: st: Text to column in Stata
> Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:33:50 -0700
>
> As a follow up,
>
> I know of a command in Stata that only takes the year of a date,
>
> e.g. generate newvar = year(date of birth), which will generate a new variable containing only the year of birth.
>
> Something similar to this would be great!
>
>
>
> ----------------------------------------
>> From: anon556656@live.ca
>> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
>> Subject: st: Text to column in Stata
>> Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2009 14:29:23 -0700
>>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I have a string variable, say "A###" (i.e. A112, A222, A344, etc.).
>>
>> How would I code in Stata to generate a new variable that includes only the "A"?
>>
>> In summary, I have a variable, "A###", and I want to generate a new variable, "A".
>>
>> Similarly, I have a variable, "B###", and I want to generate a new variable, "B".
>>
>>
>> Any ideas on how I can do this in Stata?
>>
>> In Excel, I would just use text to columns, and break it down into two separate columns. Anything like this in Stata?
>>
>> Thank you!
>>
>>
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