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Date:         Fri, 30 Sep 2005 10:57:31 +0200
Reply-To:     Spousta Jan <JSpousta@CSAS.CZ>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Spousta Jan <JSpousta@CSAS.CZ>
Subject:      Re: String Transformation
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Just a remark: the second line of the code can be even simpler, I think:

string tab (a1) . compute tab=string(9,pib1). etc.

I am still missing \t and \n and similar abbreviations in SPSS...



-----Original Message----- From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Simon Freidin Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 4:16 AM To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Re: String Transformation

here's another way

string tab (a1) . compute tab=string(number('9',n2),pib1). compute x=concat("if",tab,"y=",tab,"""",ltrim(rtrim(y)),"""",tab,"code=",tab,"." ).

At 02:39 AM 30/09/2005, Arthur Aguirre wrote: >Hi, > >I have the following compute function: > >comp x=concat("if"," ","y=","""",ltrim(rtrim(y)),"""","","code="," >","."). > >It would be useful to insert tab spaces verses singles spaces (" "). >Anyone know if this is possible? > >Thanks. >Arthur > > > > >______________________________________________________________________ >This email has been scanned by the MessageLabs Email Security System. >For more information please visit >______________________________________________________________________

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