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st: truncate variable names


From   SCHOUMAKER Bruno <bruno.schoumaker@uclouvain.be>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: truncate variable names
Date   Mon, 26 Jul 2010 16:21:44 +0200

Hello,

I would like to truncate the variable names of my dataset to 8 characters.

Does anybody know how I can do that in Stata ?

Thanks

Bruno

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