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st: Re: quick question

From   Roger Newson <[email protected]>
To   [email protected]
Subject   st: Re: quick question
Date   Wed, 25 Feb 2004 21:56:59 +0000

At 16:37 25/02/04 -0500, Peter A. Lachenbruch wrote:
I have a data set that I got with some oddball names like PyrexIA or
CuTaneousDA, etc. and I'd like to rename everything so all characters were
lowercase.  Is there an easy way to do this via a foreach loop and a simple
command, or do I have to
rename PyrexIA pyrexia
rename CuTaneousDA cutaneousda

I looked at the lower function but that seems to operate on variables rather
than names.
Use the -renvars- package, written by Nick Cox and Jeroen Weesie. That way, you do not even need a -foreach- loop. In Stata, type -findit renvars- to find out more.


Roger Newson
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