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Re: st: RE: saving enumerated file names at the end of a loop-more info


From   "T.J. Volant" <tjvolant@yahoo.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: saving enumerated file names at the end of a loop-more info
Date   Fri, 23 Feb 2007 15:30:43 -0800 (PST)

Thanks, but it doesn't work. The problem persists, so
weird. 


--- Rajesh Tharyan <R.Tharyan@exeter.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Sorry forgot the link to the explanation ..
> 
> See this link
> 
> How do I assign multiple backslash characters to
> macros in Stata?
> 
>
http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/lang/backslash.html
> 
> also there have been previous posts on this problem
> 
> hth
> rajesh
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On
> Behalf Of T.J. Volant
> Sent: 23 February 2007 19:39
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: st: saving enumerated file names at the end
> of a loop
> 
> Hello all,
> 
> I'm running a program through bunch of files(
> file1.dta, file2.dta, etc) I am opening them and
> would
> like to save them as replace. It opens fine, but
> saving doesn't work.
> 
> My code:
> 
> forv i=1(1)48 {
> use "C:\WINNT\Desktop\file`i'.dta"
> 
> * body of the program *
> 
> save "C:\WINNT\Desktop\file`i'.dta", replace
> clear
> }
> 
> When it saves, it only saves file.data, not
> file1.dta,
> etc. Why?
> Thank you very much in advance, 
> 
> Tj
> 
> 
>  
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