On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 15:23 -0500, Shawn Way wrote:
> I have a set of character strings like below:
> > data3
>  "CB01_0171_03-27-2002-(Sample 26609)-(126)"
> I am trying to extract the text 03-27-2002 and convert this into a date
> for the same record. I keep looking at the grep function, however I
> cannot quite get it to work.
> Any hints?