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Re: st: renaming path name in 100 do-files


From   skolenik <skolenik@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: renaming path name in 100 do-files
Date   Thu, 24 Sep 2009 10:09:25 -0500

I'd suggest replacing the hard coded directory name with a global
pointing to the base directory. Then you'd both be able to work on
this set of do-files by referring to the machine specific global.
(I've had something like that for years to divide the workload between
my laptop and desktop.)

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 9:29 AM, r.c.reulen <r.c.reulen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestions. I failed to mention that the do-files are
> in several sub (and sub-sub) folders as well, which would make the
> task more complicated.....
>
> 2009/9/24 Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wzb.eu>:
>> Perhaps something along the following lines:
>>
>> ssc install dirtools
>> ldo
>> foreach file in `r(files)' {
>>   filefilter `file' `file'new, from(<oldpath>) to(<newpath>)
>> }
>>
>> Uli
>>
>>
>> Am Donnerstag, den 24.09.2009, 15:02 +0100 schrieb raoul reulen:
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> 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?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Raoul



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Stas Kolenikov, also found at http://stas.kolenikov.name
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