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Re: st: Renaming File Names


From   "Raphael Fraser" <raphael.fraser@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Renaming File Names
Date   Tue, 6 May 2008 14:31:28 -0500

I'm not sure I understand how to call the operating system. Can you
give an example?

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 2:15 PM, n j cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> Yes. Do your name manipulation using the usual string functions, macros,
> whatever, then call up your operating system using !.
>
>  Nick
>  n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
>  Raphael Fraser
>
>
>  Is it possible to rename the file names below using the first four
>  characters in the file name in Stata?
>
>  018b_crp_13april08.0101.csv
>  020b_crp_26apr08.0101.csv
>  027b_crp_05april08.0101.csv
>  032bb_crp_06april08.0101.csv
>
>
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