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RE: st: How to rename variables by adding a suffix
-rensfix- (user-written) was written to provide a twin
for the lonely -renpfix- (official).
In the same territory -renvars- is a more general tool.
. search rename
points to these and other stuff too.
> On Aug 6, 2004, at 9:04, TEWODAJ MOGUES wrote:
> > I have a simple question. How do I add a suffix to all
> variables in my
> > dataset. So suppose I want the variables WHEAT, MAIZE, CEREAL to be
> > renamed to FOOD_WHEAT, FOOD_MAIZE, and FOOD_CEREAL. I can't use the
> > command * renpfix * because it only allows you to change
> one suffix
> > for another, such as to change GRAINWHEAT to FOOD_WHEAT by
> typing the
> > command
> > renpfix grain food_
> > I could do this manually, but when I want to add the suffix
> food to,
> > say, 80 variables that becomes tedious. Any ideas?
> Try searching the web resources for rensfix ... it does the same as
> renpfix, but for the end of the names.
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