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SASPhile
Quartz | Level 8

raw data

abc(123)
(123)abc(pqr)

 

 

How to remove text inside brackets including brackets so the final data is below:
final data
abc
abc

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art297
Opal | Level 21

The following should work:

data raw;
  informat text $80.;
  input text &;
  cards;
abc(123)
(123)abc(pqr)
;

data want;
  set raw;
  want = prxchange('s/\(([^\)]+)\)//i', -1, text);
run;

Art, CEO, AnalystFinder.com

 

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art297
Opal | Level 21

The following should work:

data raw;
  informat text $80.;
  input text &;
  cards;
abc(123)
(123)abc(pqr)
;

data want;
  set raw;
  want = prxchange('s/\(([^\)]+)\)//i', -1, text);
run;

Art, CEO, AnalystFinder.com

 

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