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Re: st: Rename all?


From   Nick Cox <njcoxstata@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Rename all?
Date   Wed, 7 Nov 2012 18:36:22 +0000

Excellent advice.

N.B. Statalist convention is very simple and explicit. Posters are
assuming to be using the latest version unless they say otherwise.

Nick

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Rebecca Pope <rebecca.a.pope@gmail.com> wrote:

> I believe we answered a very similar question yesterday. I provided
> you with a loop that, with some modification, would work in this
> situation and Scott Merryman suggested the much shorter and more
> efficient solution -rename p# p#, renumber-.
>
> Just for your convenience, here is a link to our responses from yesterday:
> Scott: http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2012-11/msg00215.html
> Me: http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2012-11/msg00213.html
>
> To use Scott's solution (which is what I advise now), you would just
> need to type -rename prc# shrout#-. You can find out more about this
> by typing -help rename group- (my experience w/ Stata 12; you haven't
> told us what verison you are using).
>
> Rebecca
>
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Zhangqunzi <zhangqunzi@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I am trying to rename a current varlist prc1...10 into shrout1....10.
>>
>> I tried
>> rename prc* shrout*
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