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st: Changing missing values in string variable


From   Jason Hecht <jhecht58@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Changing missing values in string variable
Date   Thu, 17 Jun 2010 22:43:03 -0400

I have a string variable with abbreviations for different sectors
(e.g., "CYC" for consumer cyclicals).  I want to change the "."'s to
"OTHER."  Is there an easy "replace" or "recode" command to do this
for a string variable?
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