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Re: st: String task

From   Nick cox <>
To   "" <>
Subject   Re: st: String task
Date   Fri, 1 Apr 2011 17:39:30 +0100

Standard -substr()- syntax. Please do read the help.

However, as Austin pointed out, -split- is designed for precisely this problem.


On 1 Apr 2011, at 17:26, Daniel Marcelino <> wrote:

Thank you Kit.
What is the function of comma "," and point "." in the end of line.

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Kit Baum <> wrote:
g day1 = substr(day,1,(strpos(day,"/")-1))
g day2 = substr(day,(strpos(day,"/")+1),.)

could also be done with regex, probably.

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