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TKNZ: Stata module to tokenize string into named macros


  • David C. Elliott

    () (Nova Scotia Department of Health, Halifax)


tknz tokenizes string into tokens, storing the results in the local macros stub1, stub2, etc. Tokens are determined based on the parsing characters pchars, which defaults to a space if not specified. Occasionally this is useful when dealing simultaneously with two or more sets of tokenized local macros. This is an updated version of a program originally written by Nicholas J. Cox.

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  • David C. Elliott, 2002. "TKNZ: Stata module to tokenize string into named macros," Statistical Software Components S426302, Boston College Department of Economics, revised 17 Oct 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s426302
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