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st: RE: Good news and pound signs


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: Good news and pound signs
Date   Tue, 4 Nov 2003 10:40:54 -0000

Glad the problem is solved.

To rename variable names to omit  (pound) characters,
one possibility is -renvars- (STB-60, -search renvars-)

. renvars, subst( _)

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk

Clive Nicholas

> Good news! My -joinby- problem was sorted out: simply by running the
> commands as I did over the weekend, they worked!! :-)

...

> I'm going to remove my pound signs from my datasets lest any
> program-error risks and the like occur in the future.

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