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Re: st: Name search in stata


From   "Dimitriy V. Masterov" <dvmaster@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Name search in stata
Date   Sat, 23 Apr 2011 18:09:18 -0400

I don't know much about SQL and your question is short on details, but
the string function soundex might do this for you.

DVM

On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Pinaki Mitra <mitrap@comcast.net> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>    Is there a stata command that can perform a "like" search in text field? I'm looking for a command like in SQL which does "select * where company name like 'amazon' "
>
> Thank you,
> Pinaki Mitra
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