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Re: st: Rename all?

From   Nick Cox <>
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.


On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Rebecca Pope <> 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:
> Me:
> 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 <> 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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