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Re: st: Another question regarding string variables


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Another question regarding string variables
Date   Tue, 26 Feb 2013 23:30:48 -0500

HI Steve

Word will give me the second word

But What I am trying to get is the first word and rest of the string
as second variable.

For ex: John Howard R --> John  & (Howard R ) as two string AND not as
 John & Howard & R  separately  as three string

Thanks
MIke


On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:14 PM, Steve Nakoneshny <scnakone@ucalgary.ca> wrote:
> There is a string function called -word- that will serve your purpose. See -h word- for more details.
>
> Steve
>
> Sent via carrier pigeon
>
> On 2013-02-26, at 8:55 PM, "Michael Stewart" <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I  am sorry to keep bothering you regarding string variables
>> I am trying to find if there is a function to split a  string "Howard
>> James R" --> "Howard"  & ("James R")
>> If I use Split, I would get Howard, James and R which is not what I want
>> I want to split the string after the first word  into two string
>> variables  first variable containing first word and second variable
>> containing rest of the string
>>
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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Yours Sincerely,
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