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Re: st: saving enumerated file names at the end of a loop


From   Jeph Herrin <junk@spandrel.net>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: saving enumerated file names at the end of a loop
Date   Fri, 23 Feb 2007 20:55:43 -0500

Maybe we need to see the body of the program.

T.J. Volant wrote:
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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