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Re: st: find and replace strings in a variable


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: find and replace strings in a variable
Date   Fri, 3 Aug 2012 10:02:01 -0500

replace v1 = "International" if strpos(v1, "International") == 1

On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Mauricio Esteban Cuak
<cuak2000@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Statalisters,
>
> I have a variable called v1 that has different strings.
> One of the possible values for v1 comes with different spellings:
> "International: [4]", "International_[2,3]"
> They all have "International", however, and no other value has that string.
>
> I'd like to replace all those different spellings with just "International".
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