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Re: st: Changing the suffix on variable names


From   "Martin Weiss" <martin.weiss1@gmx.de>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Changing the suffix on variable names
Date   Fri, 1 May 2009 14:17:24 +0200

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Which could be shortened to

/* Begin */
clear
set obs 1000
g abc_56epi=0
g def_56epi=0
g ghi_56epi=0
foreach x of varlist *_56epi {
local y_`x' = regexr("`x'", "_56epi", "_45epi")
rename `x' `y_`x''
}
/* End */

because foreach with a -varlist-  happily does the job of -ds-



HTH
Martin
_______________________
----- Original Message ----- From: "Tirthankar Chakravarty" <tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: st: Changing the suffix on variable names


Here is another, clunkier, option:

/* Begin */
clear
set obs 1000
g abc_56epi=0
g def_56epi=0
g ghi_56epi=0
ds *_56epi
local varlist=r(varlist)
foreach x of local varlist {
local y_`x' = regexr("`x'", "_56epi", "_45epi")
rename `x' `y_`x''
}
/* End */

T


On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 11:57 AM, sdm1 <sdm1@york.ac.uk> wrote:
I have 150 variables all with the same suffix. I'd like to be able to
change this suffix to a different suffix (eg from '_56epi' to '_45epi'. Is
there an easier way to do this than using the 'rename' command 150 times?

Many thanks.

Steve

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