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Re: st: deleting spaces in a string file


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: deleting spaces in a string file
Date   Mon, 22 Jun 2009 14:31:35 -0400


use the trim function; type -help trim- to learn about it

Sharooon wrote:
I have a string file with entries such as:

" davis"
"davis"
"davis "
" davis "

which stata is recognizing as different values, what I'd like to do is trim the spaces and have them all appear as
"davis"

How can I do that?
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