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Re: st: forval query


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: forval query
Date   Fri, 5 Apr 2013 15:40:22 +0200

On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Mirnezami, Oliver wrote:
> Previously i've been renaming variables manually en masse using the following code:
>
> rename  r2mobila mobila_1994
> rename  r3mobila mobila_1996
> rename  r4mobila mobila_1998
> .etc..
> rename  r10mobila mobila_2010
>
> i.e. '2' corresponds with '1994', '3' with '1996' etc.

forvalues i = 2/10 {
    local y = 2*`i' +1990
    rename r`i'mobila mobila_`y'
}

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