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Re: st: Looping to rename


From   Zhangqunzi <zhangqunzi@googlemail.com>
To   "statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Looping to rename
Date   Tue, 6 Nov 2012 21:30:34 +0100

I have 5000 variables and 10000days in the whole data set.

I tried renvars but it stopped due to memory problem.

在 Nov 6, 2012,9:27 PM,Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com> 写道:

> This has been solved by others but at least one detail remains.
> 
> There is a reference here to -renvars- (SJ). -renvars- is nearly
> obsolete so far as Stata 12 is concerned, but not some earlier
> versions. So, there is some residual concern if it appears not to work
> well. What "memory problems" are referred to here?
> 
> Nick
> 
> (By the way, we can't really be expected to debug pseudocode.)
> 
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Zhangqunzi <zhangqunzi@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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.
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