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Re: st: change case of variable names


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: change case of variable names
Date   Mon, 01 Aug 2005 15:35:21 -0500

At 04:28 PM 8/1/2005 -0400, Lachenbruch, Peter wrote:

I have a data set with about 600 variables and all are in upper case. Is there a simple way to make the case lower?

I played with ren ARM lower("ARM") that didn't work. I suspect I'm missing something very obvious. What I'd eventually like to do is something like

foreach v of varlist A-Z{

ren `v' lower(`v')

}

but that won't work.
findit renvars

Get the dm88 version that has both Cox and Weesie as authors.


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