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From   "Hans J. Baumgartner" <hbaumgartner@diw.de>
To   statalist <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: rename
Date   Tue, 19 Nov 2002 16:12:35 +0100

Hi statalisters,

I've got a new data file which is stored in an odd way.

I have imported the file using the command insheet-. As a result I have variable names v1 to v251. However, the first observation in v251 is the variable name for v1; the second observation in v251 is the variable name for v2; and so on. Observation 251 and thereafter is missing.

I have tried:
For num 1/250: rename vX v251 in X

But the rename- does not allow the in- option.

Any suggestions on this?

Thanks
Hans

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