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Re: st: Acessing files in dir


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Acessing files in dir
Date   Mon, 13 Jul 2009 11:58:27 +0000 (GMT)

--- On Mon, 13/7/09, Tiago Dias wrote:
> I have a directory with a few hundreds files, all in .dta.
> I need to -use- each one of them and make the same
> modification. If I modify one by one, I have a big chance
> of missing one of them or modifying twice a single file.
> I thought about using -dir- to get the filelist and
> -foreach- to have stata browsing, using, modifying and
> saving each file on filepath, but I don't know how to access
> the filenames in -dir-.

see: -ssc d dirtools-

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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