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Re: st: String task


From   Nick cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: String task
Date   Fri, 1 Apr 2011 17:29:55 +0100

Note also the -destring- option.

Nick


On 1 Apr 2011, at 16:56, Austin Nichols <austinnichols@gmail.com> wrote:

Daniel Marcelino <dmsilva.br@gmail.com>:

clear
input str8 day
"01/06/90"
"07"
"02/01"
"30/01"
"10"
end
split day, p(/)
list


On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Daniel Marcelino <dmsilva.br@gmail.com > wrote:
Hello all,

I have I task with string that is split a string into two vars.
So every character before first "/" slash if is there, must be copied
to var1. Also, everything after  "/" slash or if there is no "/"
everything in the cell must be placed into var2.
How can I do it?
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