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Re: st: How to convert string into lower case except the first letter


From   Richard Goldstein <richgold@ix.netcom.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: How to convert string into lower case except the first letter
Date   Tue, 02 Feb 2010 13:43:19 -0500

if they are all one word values, as below, use the "proper" function

Rich

Mike Kim wrote:
> Dear all,
> 
> I would like to convert a string variable into lower case except the first 
> letter. That is:
> from ARGENTINA to Argentina
> from BELGIUM to Belgium
> ....
> 
> Using "lower" converts every letter into lower case: gen 
> cntry=lower(country)
> 
> country
> ARGENTINA
> BELGIUM
> ....
> 
> Thank you in advance.
> Mike.
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