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Re: st: RE: Foreach Problem


From   "Austin Nichols" <austinnichols@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Foreach Problem
Date   Mon, 30 Oct 2006 18:06:20 -0500

foreach var of varlist haem_id - haem_nbc {
        local newname=substr("`var'", 6, .)
        rename `var' `newname'
        }

or

foreach var of varlist haem_id - haem_nbc {
        rename `var' `=substr("`var'", 6, .)'
        }

for that matter.

On 10/30/06, Raphael Fraser <raphael.fraser@gmail.com> wrote:
Didn't work. From the trace as you said -substr(`var', 6, .)- is not
being evaluated as I expected. Typing the following in the command
line works:
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