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Re: st: generating new variables: any shortcut?


From   "Vladimir V. Dashkeyev" <dashkeyev@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: generating new variables: any shortcut?
Date   Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:45:14 +0400

Dear Maarten, Sebastian, and Rodrigo,

Thank you for the valuable advice! I tried all the variants and they
worked fine.

Thanks again,
Vladimir.

On 7/10/07, Rodrigo A. Alfaro <raalfaroa@gmail.com> wrote:
There is a user-ado called -takelogs- that
adds the prefix "l" to the new variables.

findit takelogs
help takelogs

Rodrigo.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian F. Büchte" <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 5:21 AM
Subject: Re: st: generating new variables: any shortcut?


> You could try -foreach-:
>
> foreach elem of varlist var1-var15 {
>      gen log_`elem' = log(`elem')
> }
>
> hth
> Sebastian
>
> On 7/10/07, Vladimir V. Dashkeyev <dashkeyev@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I want to create new variables by taking logarithms of old variables
>> and I want to keep old names:
>>
>> -- gen log_var1 = log(var1) --
>>
>> If I need to take logs of all the variables in the dataset or at least
>> of the variables that are named consequently (e.g. var1,
>> var2...var15), is there a way to generate new variables by a single
>> command?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Vladimir.
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