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Re: st: rename


From   Ulrich Kohler <kohler@wz-berlin.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: rename
Date   Wed, 29 Mar 2006 13:24:29 +0200

Hans J. Baumgartner wrote:
> some of my data?s variables have an leading underscore but not all, i.e.:
>
> _var1 _var2 _var3 var4 var5 _var 6
>
> How can I remove the leading underscore to get
>
> var1 var2 var3 var4 var5 var6

forach var of varlist _all {
	rename `var' `=subinstr("`var'","_","",.)'
}



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