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st: Change letter in string


From   mt2235@columbia.edu
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Change letter in string
Date   Mon, 28 Jun 2010 05:05:20 -0400

Hi,

I would like to ask you how I can change a letter in a string  in stata.
For example I have a variable that contains last names. How can I change the letter "e" with the letter "a" in all names? (i.e. if the name is Beth I want to change it into Bath"

Thank you
Margie
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