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st: renaming path name in 100 do-files


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   stata list <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: renaming path name in 100 do-files
Date   Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:07:02 +0000 (GMT)

--- raoul reulen wrote:
> I received around 100 different do-files from a colleague, but the
> path name in each do-file is different from my computer because the
> do-files were on a different computer. Is there any easy way to change
> the path in each do-file without having to physically open each
> do-file and replace the path name?

You could loop over the .do-file names and see if you can use 
-filefilter- to replace every occurrence of the old path with the new 
path.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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