Assuming that you do want to keep all of the hyphens in the name , try the
following which uses the scan function.
Vierhout To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
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I have a relatively simple questions this time.
I have around a thousand of these some If-then doesn't seem very practical.
I have: DHI-523-Somatic-Cell-Graphs.pdf
I need: DHI-523 Somatic Cell Graphs
Does anyone have an idea?
When I use translate to take off the ".pdf" it will talk all the p's, d's.
and f's out of the string.