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Re: Re: st: rename


From   "Ada Ma" <heu034@googlemail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: Re: st: rename
Date   Wed, 29 Mar 2006 14:28:13 +0100

-renpfix- should help you.



On 3/29/06, Hans J. Baumgartner <hbaumgartner@diw.de> wrote:
> 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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