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Re: st: Looping to rename


From   Scott Merryman <scott.merryman@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Looping to rename
Date   Tue, 6 Nov 2012 13:59:54 -0600

Try -rename p# p#, renumber-

Scott


On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Zhangqunzi <zhangqunzi@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I want to rename my var list: p1,p3,p7..,
> Into new one :p1,p2,p3...
>
> Currently I am running such loop:
> Local i
> For var of varlist
> Rename var pi
>
> But stata tells me error: can't find macro i ... How should I solve this problem?
>
> I can't use renvars due to memory problem.
> Thanks in advance
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