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Re: st: Spanish characters in variable names?
On 19 Iúil 2006, at 17:10, Anderson, Bradley J wrote:
Is there any way of entering this name directly into either the
window or a .do file directly? My work around is basically to copy
paste for each special character. The problem is there are lots of
variables with special characters and I'm trying to automate the
I often get data files with unhelpful names. I usually grab the
variable names and put them into a spreadsheet as the second column.
I put my own variable name in the third column, and in the first I
put the word 'rename'.
Copied as plain text, this makes a do-file, but it also leaves behind
a lookup table that tells me what each variable was originally called.
I have, of course, no wish to allege that spanish is unhelful! ¡Dios
mio - se va armar un lio espantoso!
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