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Re: st: Changing variable names


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Changing variable names
Date   Wed, 11 Jun 2008 09:55:58 +0100 (BST)

--- Andri Rauch <Andri.Rauch@insel.ch> wrote:
> I should increase the numbering in my variable names by a certain
> value (eg 55)
> Eg: r1, r2, r3, r4, r5... should read r56, r57, r58, r59, r60...

forvalues i = 1/10 {
    local j = `i' + 55 
    rename r`i' r`j'
}

-- Maarten

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