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st: Spliting a variable: Reposting

From   "Mike Kim" <>
To   <>
Subject   st: Spliting a variable: Reposting
Date   Wed, 7 Dec 2011 17:35:12 -0600

Sorry, again. My data structure in the previous posting seems all broken.

I have a question about splitting a variable. My data look like this:

input str40 author str80 school
"Aguin, H; Ju, H; Gottfred, RK"	"[Aguin, H; Ju, H; Gottfred, RK] Indiana U"
"Bell, T"	"Drexel U"
"Buck, MR; Novice, MM; Robert, F; Hump, JH"	"[Buck, MR] U Oklahoma;
[Novice, MM; Robert, F] U Mississippi; [Hump, JH] Texas U"
"Kohli, C; Juri, R"	"[Kohli, C] Calif U; [Juri, R] Kansas U"

I would like to change into the following form. I tried the following, but
it is not easy to change into this form. Can anyone please help?
split school, p(";" "]")

input str30 author str30 school
"Aguin, H"     "Indiana U"
"Ju,H"           "Indiana U"
"Gottfred, RK"  "Indiana U"
"Bell, T"          "Drexel U"
"Buck, MR"     "U Oklahoma"
"Novice, MM" 	"U Mississippi"
"Robert, F"    "U Mississippi"
"Hump, JH"   "Texas U"
"Kohli, C"      "Calif U"
"Juri, R"        "Kansas U"

Thanks in advance.

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