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Re: st: Generating a variable by assigning value form another variable


From   daniel klein <klein.daniel.81@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Generating a variable by assigning value form another variable
Date   Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:08:22 +0200

Try something like

forval j = 101/110 {
   loc k = substr("`j'", 2, .)
   replace hrs = hrs`k' if main_owner == "`k'"
}

You can probably use a nested loop to cover the 10 years you mentioned
in your first post.

Best
Daniel
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