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Antwort: Re: st: rename


From   "Hans J. Baumgartner" <hbaumgartner@diw.de>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Antwort: Re: st: rename
Date   Wed, 29 Mar 2006 14:29:44 +0200

Thank you Ulrich for the answer.

Your suggestions work fine but I have no idea where this local comes from 
and WHY&HOW it is working. 

`=subinstr("`var'","_","",.)'


owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu schrieb am 29/03/2006 13:24:29:

> 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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