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Re: st: Need help with string observations

From   Nick Cox <>
Subject   Re: st: Need help with string observations
Date   Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:49:34 +0000

Michael would need to install it first from STB-13....


On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 6:12 PM, Richard Goldstein
<> wrote:

> -h extrname-

On 2/26/13 1:08 PM, Michael Stewart wrote:

>> Can you please help me with  String function
>> I have a list of patients and unfortunately some pts have their names
>> recorded  in various formats like  James Edward ; James Edward H;
>> James Edward J   etc
>> Is it possible to write a code where the funcition  removes the last
>> alphabet for the string if it is listed separately like
>>  James Edward H--> James Edward
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