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RE: st: Acessing files in dir


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: Acessing files in dir
Date   Mon, 13 Jul 2009 19:21:27 +0100

Thanks for the mention. -fs- is downloadable from SSC. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Scott Merryman

You can use Nick Cox's -fs- to get a list of file names returned in r(files).


On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 6:36 AM, Tiago Dias<tiagorossidias@yahoo.com.br> 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-.

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