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Re: st: Re: changing variable case


From   Michael Stewart <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: changing variable case
Date   Wed, 28 Nov 2012 07:13:33 -0500

Thank you very much nick, phil and ryan for the advice.It is very helpful.


On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 12:35 AM, Ryan Kessler
<ryan.kessler.stata@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Mike,
>
> This can be accomplished by nesting the lower function within a foreach loop:
>
> sysuse auto, clear
> foreach v of varlist * {
>         if substr("`: type `v''",1,3) == "str" replace `v' = lower(`v')
> }
>
> Ryan Kessler
>
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 12:17 AM, Michael Stewart
> <michaelstewartresearch@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Stat List user ,
>>
>> I am not sue if my previous post was sent in right fashion.Hence i am
>> resending the e-mail.
>> I have a large dataset with approximately 600 variables. Some are
>> upper case and some are lower case.I  want to convert all of  them to
>> lower case. Is there a stata command to convert all variables to lower
>> case.I  tried varcase_all  but it toggles between the variable cases.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Thank you ,
>> Yours Sincerely,
>> Mike.
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Thank you ,
Yours Sincerely,
Mike.
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