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RE: SV: st: value labels, rename and merge


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: SV: st: value labels, rename and merge
Date   Tue, 13 Apr 2010 16:04:40 +0100

-renvars- from SJ offers various devices for renaming. 

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

Tomas Lind

The variable names and the example I gave was I bit simplified. When I
tried
to manipulate your syntax to fit our specific problem I got into
trouble.

The variable names are not just: 
Q1, Q2, Q3 ... . 

They are:
id, est, dat, Q1, Q2, Q3 ... . 

I do not simply want to change to:
 w_Q1, w_Q2, w_Q3 ... . 

I want to get rid of "Q" in the names and change the names to:
id, est, dat, q12p1, q12p2, q12p3 ... .

To change your code to add q12 instead of w_ is straight forward, but to
get
rid of Q and get the loop running is more than I can achieve. Any help
is
welcome.


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