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Re: st: splitting strings


From   Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: splitting strings
Date   Thu, 10 Feb 2011 07:20:54 -0600

If the data set is small  then this should work:

clear
input str29 v1 str10 v2
"hello John Smith how are you?" "John Smith"
"I’m fine Jane, how about you?" "Jane,"
end
levelsof v2
return list
split v1, parse(`=r(levels)')
l

Scott


On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 7:08 AM, Daniel Henriksen
<henriksen.dp@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry, the example is unreadable.
> In observation one :
> V1: hello John Smith how are you?
> V2 John Smith
> V1_1 hello
> V1_2 how are you?
>
> Observation two:
> V1: I’m fine Jane, how about you?
> V2: Jane,
> V1_1 I'm fine
> V1_2 how about you?
>
> So the splitting of V1 varies from observation to observation
> depending on the string text in V2
> Hope this makes sense
>
> /Daniel
>

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