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Re: st: renaming variables


From   Abhimanyu Arora <abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: renaming variables
Date   Fri, 21 May 2010 10:48:08 +0200

I think I interchanged i and j in my earlier email but still no success...

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 10:44 AM, Abhimanyu Arora
<abhimanyu.arora1987@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear statalist
> I would like to rename my variables var53....var108 such that var53,
> var56, var59 ......var107 etc...are renamed as year1990,
> year1991......year2008 repectively. I tried to use renvars(by Jeroen
> Weesie) and a forvalues loop, but am not able to succeed.
> Is there any other way?
> Thanks and regards
> Abhimanyu
>
> PS-my incorrect way follows
>
>
> forvalues j =53(3)107{
> forvalues i =1990/2008{
> renvars postsub(`i',`j')    /*the arguments should be strings, I guess, though*/
> }
> }
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