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Re: st: space trouble in excel to stata conversion

From   Neil Shephard <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   Re: st: space trouble in excel to stata conversion
Date   Fri, 03 Oct 2008 12:42:30 +0100

Neil Shephard wrote:
> If you've a mixture of the two examples then you can use
> -trim(subinstr([varname], "  ", " "))- to do both in one step.
Ooops, -itrim()- is a new function to me that should do the above (I
thought it was a typo originally as you had first written -trim- and
then -itrim-).


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