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st: Creating new variable which includes the first 6 symbols of a 9 symbol string variable


From   "Dassen, Sander (Stud. SBE / Alumni)" <s.dassen@student.maastrichtuniversity.nl>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Creating new variable which includes the first 6 symbols of a 9 symbol string variable
Date   Tue, 21 Dec 2010 15:04:59 +0100

I need to create a new variable which includes the first 6 symbols of a 9 symbol string variable.

For example:

Y7542C106

should be returned as:

 Y7542C

Many thanks

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