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RE: st: how to DE-CAPITALISE variables?

From   Maarten buis <>
To   stata list <>
Subject   RE: st: how to DE-CAPITALISE variables?
Date   Mon, 28 Jun 2010 15:58:04 +0000 (GMT)

--- Josef Montag wrote
> I have a dataset in which all variable names are in CAPITAL letters.
> Is there a simple way how to de-capitalise them?

foreach var of varlist _all {
    local lower = lower(`var')
    rename `var' `lower'

Hope this helps,

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


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