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RE: st: how to DE-CAPITALISE variables?


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   stata list <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
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

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Universitaet Tuebingen
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72074 Tuebingen
Germany

http://www.maartenbuis.nl
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