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RE: st: How to rename a list of all consecutive variables in a data set?


From   Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: How to rename a list of all consecutive variables in a data set?
Date   Fri, 7 Jan 2011 13:20:59 +0000

I like -renvars- (SJ) too, but in this case -renpfix- is an often overlooked official possibility. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Neil Shephard

Easiest utility for this is the -renvars-.

findit renvars

...will get you the most recent version.  Then -man renvars- for
details of usage.

Eleonora Paesen

> Does anyone know how to rename a list of consecutive variables
> included in a dataset (as they are ordered in it)?
> I have tried this:
> rename varalpha-varomega newvaralpha-newvaromega
> It does not work.


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